Grove City in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This house was built on a parcel originally part of an 1808 land grant of 3,900 acres to John Smith Snead in payment for his Revolutionary War service. Many transfers and divisions of the land occurred prior to 1850, the era when this house was constructed by the Haines family.
In 1935, the Black family purchased the 203-acre farm and the house, which they occupied until the 1990s.
It was donated by David and Donald Black to the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society and the City of Grove City.
Original Location: Borrer Road, South of Zuber Road
Original Construction: prior to 1850
Transferred: Fall 2008
Erected by Southwest Franklin County Historical Society.
Location. 39° 51.588′ N, 83° 6.198′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from Orders Road half a mile east of Harrisburg Pike (U.S. 62), on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Century Village Historical Park at Fryer Park. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kegg-Kientz Log House (a few steps from this marker); Jones Log Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Augenstein-Spillman Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Funk-Ziegenspeck Granary (within shouting distance of this marker); Borror-Roach Windmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Orders Road School / The Orders Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Bob Evans Double-Crib Log Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Grove City Cemetery Association (approx. 1½ 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.)
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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 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.