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Canal Winchester in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Canal Winchester

 
 
Former Canal Winchester Corporate Limit Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2008
1. Former Canal Winchester Corporate Limit Marker
Inscription.  
Birthplace of
Oley Speaks,
1874 - 1948.
Musician and Composer

 
Erected by Ohio Historical Society, Ohio Department of Highways, and The Canal Winchester Bank.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 39° 50.718′ N, 82° 48.346′ W. Marker is in Canal Winchester, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Oak Street near North High Street, on the right when traveling west. In village historical complex at railroad station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canal Winchester OH 43110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prentiss School No. 8 (a few steps from this marker); Pvt. Alfred Cannon (a few steps from this marker); The Interurban Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canal Winchester and the Ohio and Erie Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stradley Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Faith United Methodist Church
Canal Winchester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kyle Kesselring, April 3, 2007
2. Canal Winchester Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Ohio's Oldest Active School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bergstresser/Dietz Covered Bridge (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canal Winchester.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on October 8, 2008. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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