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Grove City in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Funk-Ziegenspeck Granary

 
 
Funk-Ziegenspeck Granary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 14, 2019
1. Funk-Ziegenspeck Granary Marker
Inscription.  
Granaries were used to dry seeds for the family to use to sow crops the next growing season.

This small granary was built on the Ziegenspeck Farm, located on Harrisburg Pike just south of St. Rt. 665, around 1927.

Steve and Trudy Funk purchased the farm in 2003 and donated the granary to the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society and the City of Grove City in 2014.

Original Location: Harrisburg Pike, South of St. Rt. 665
Original Construction: ca. 1927
Transferred 2014
Reconstructed 2014
 
Erected by Southwest Franklin County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 51.569′ N, 83° 6.166′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Orders Road half a mile east of Harrisburg Pike (U.S. 62). Marker is in Century Village Historical Park at Fryer Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4185 Orders Road, Grove City OH 43123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Borror-Roach Windmill (a few steps from this marker); Jones Log Barn (a few steps
Funk-Ziegenspeck Granary and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 14, 2019
2. Funk-Ziegenspeck Granary and Marker
from this marker); Bob Evans Double-Crib Log Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Augenstein-Spillman Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Kegg-Kientz Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); Haines-Black House (within shouting distance of this marker); Orders Road School / The Orders Family (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grove City Cemetery Association (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
Also see . . .  Century Village. Century Village web page on the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society website. (Submitted on October 26, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureMan-Made Features
 
Century Village Historical Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 14, 2019
3. Century Village Historical Park Sign
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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