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

Hannah Neil Mission And Home For The Friendless

Founded 1858

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 15, 2009
1. Hannah Neil Mission And Home For The Friendless Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Hannah (Mrs. William) Neil, the Mission, located at this site for 109 years, helped children and families with difficulties as they journeyed westward on the Old National Trail. The second oldest Columbus charity, the Mission, now known as the Hannah Neil Center for Children, provides specialized counseling services to young people. It is located in south Columbus as a program of The Starr Commonwealth Schools.
 
Erected 1983 by The Starr Commonwealth Schools and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 11-25.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWomen. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
 
Location. 39° 57.468′ N, 82° 58.794′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is about 200 feet east of the Main Street ramp to I-71 north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 727 E Main Street, Columbus OH 43205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 15, 2009
2. Hannah Neil Mission And Home For The Friendless and Marker
least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio Institution for Education of the Blind (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bryden Road Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Kelton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Snowden- Gray House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Engine House 11 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Deaf School Park (approx. half a mile away); Topiary Garden (approx. half a mile away); Wesley Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,429 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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