Granville in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Bank of the Alexandrian Society
Erected 1990 by Granville Ohio Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 7-45.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° 4.066′ N, 82° 31.193′ W. Marker is in Granville, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is on East Broadway (Ohio Route 661) east of Main Street (Ohio Route 661), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 East Broadway, Granville OH 43023, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of Granville, The Licking Company / The Granville Site "The most eligible part" (a few steps from this marker); Granville Opera House Bolen Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); The Granville Academy / The Anti-Slavery Movement (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Robbins Hunter Museum Avery-Downer House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Granville.
Also see . . .
1. The Bank of Granville Alexandrian Society. from NewarksAttic.com (Submitted on February 27, 2006.)
2. History of the Granville Public Library. “. . . In January, 1807, a charter was granted to the [library] association by the government of Ohio; called the Alexandrian Society (in memory of the great library of Alexandria, Egypt), the charter also provided for the operation of a bank, which was located in the yellow stone building which at present houses the Granville Historical Society's museum. . . .” (Submitted on February 27, 2006.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2006, by Elia J. Prats of Columbus, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,633 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2006, by Elia J. Prats of Columbus, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.