Granville in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, Ohio Department of Transportation, and Ohio Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
Location. 40° 3.783′ N, 82° 31.23′ W. Marker is in Granville, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is on Main Street (Ohio Route 661) 0.3 miles north of Ohio Route 16, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Granville OH 43023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Colony Burying Ground, 1805 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Granville Academy / The Anti-Slavery Movement (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bank of the Alexandrian Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founding of Granville, The Licking Company / The Granville Site "The most eligible part" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Granville Opera HouseBolen Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Robbins Hunter Museum Avery-Downer House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Granville.
Regarding Granville. At first glance, this may appear to be just your typical "Wwelcome to our Town" type sign, not a historical marker. While it only says a short line about how and why Granville, Ohio was established in 1805, this marker is just a small taste of the history you'll find on many historical markers as you explore the town.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.