“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Gahanna in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

McDannald Pioneer Homestead

McDannald Pioneer Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Meinhart, January 23, 2012
1. McDannald Pioneer Homestead Marker
Inscription.  This brick home was built in 1856 by John McDannald, son of Samuel and Bell (Craig) McDannald who came from Virginia in 1813. The McDannalds were prominent in the development of Blendon Township, The Central College of Ohio, and The Central College Presbyterian Church. This house served as one station on the Ohio Underground Railroad.
Erected 1976 by The Roger H. McDannald Family, The Blendon Bicentennial Committee, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 7-25.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 40° 9.695′ N, 82° 52.75′ W. Marker is in Gahanna, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Sunbury Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5847 Sunbury Road, Columbus OH 43230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benajah Cook Sawmill and Farmstead (approx.
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3.1 miles away); Field Musician Richard W. Thompson (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sharp Family Homes (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Alkire House (approx. 3˝ miles away); Hoover Reservoir (approx. 3.7 miles away); Clarence Boal Hoover / Charles Potter Hoover (approx. 3.7 miles away); Galena (approx. 3.7 miles away); Galena War Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2012, by Mike Meinhart of Gahanna, Ohio. This page has been viewed 960 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 23, 2012, by Mike Meinhart of Gahanna, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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