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

First Franklin Post Office

1805-1812

— John N.C. Schenk
First postmaster 1805 - 1829 —

 
 
First Franklin Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
1. First Franklin Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Building originally located at 310 S. River Street was donated to the Franklin Area Historical Society by Judge J. T. Riley. It was moved and restored by donations of time and money of many Franklin friends.

Listed in
National Register of Historic Buildings

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
 
Location. 39° 33.579′ N, 84° 18.387′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is on South River Street (Ohio Route 123) just north of West 5th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 475 S River St, Franklin OH 45005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History Of Franklin (here, next to this marker); The Old Log Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Preservation of Log Post Office (a few steps from this marker); VFW Post 7596 Veterans Memorial Mural
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Thirkield Store (about 700 feet away); Old Central School Bell (about 800 feet away); Franklin World War II Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Franklin Veterans Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Wording on the marker
The phrasing National Register of Historic Buildings has been taken verbatim from the marker. The official name for the Register is the National Register of Historic Places.
    — Submitted November 23, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
First Franklin Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
2. First Franklin Post Office Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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