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

Circa 1872

Historic German Village

 
 
Circa 1872 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 13, 2019
1. Circa 1872 Marker
Inscription.  This post and beam building was first constructed for use as a livery stable. The Waldschmidt family owned it from 1888 to the late 1940s. The building was also used for ice storage. With the advent of the auto, it became a service garage. These multiple uses reflect the building's continuing adaption to the needs of the community over time.
 
Location. 39° 56.767′ N, 82° 59.474′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East Kossuth Street and Purdy Alley, on the right when traveling east on East Kossuth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 223 East Kossuth Street, Columbus OH 43206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schmidt's Sausage Haus und Restaurant (a few steps from this marker); Circa 1870 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Circa 1864 (about 700 feet away); Site of First Ohio State Home Football Game / The Ohio State University First Football Team 1890 (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Circa 1870 (approx.
Circa 1872 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 13, 2019
2. Circa 1872 Marker
0.2 miles away); Fred Holdridge and Howard Burns (approx. 0.2 miles away); Year of Construction Early 1900s (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Site of St. Mary's School and Convent (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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