Granville in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Founding of Granville, The Licking Company / The Granville Site "The most eligible part"
The Licking Company.
The Granville Site
"The most eligible part".
Erected 2008 by The Granville Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 23-45.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1805.
Location. 40° 4.071′ N, 82° 31.198′ W. Marker is in Granville, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (Ohio Route 661) and Main Street when traveling east on Broadway. Marker is at front of Bolen Memorial Park, also known as Opera House Park. 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. Granville Opera House (here, next to this marker); Bolen Memorial Park (here, next to this marker); Bank of the Alexandrian Society (a few steps from this marker); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Granville Academy / The Anti-Slavery Movement (about 500 feet away, measured in The Robbins Hunter Museum Avery-Downer House (about 500 feet away); Old Colony Burying Ground, 1805 (about 700 feet away); The Elias Gilman House / The Wee White House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Granville.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 897 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.