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

Orange Johnson House

 
 
Orange Johnson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2008
1. Orange Johnson House Marker
Inscription. The original pioneer structure of this house was built by Arora Buttles in 1811. It was purchased by Orange and Achsa Johnson in 1816. Orange Johnson came from Connecticut as a comb maker; he became a farmer, landowner, turnpike commissioner, paymaster for the militia, banker, and railroad stockholder. In 1819 the Federal style addition was constructed on the west side of the pioneer house, and the Johnsons continued to live here until 1863. Restored and owned by the Worthington Historical Society.
 
Erected 2002 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Worthington Historical Society, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 44-25.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 5.621′ N, 83° 1.057′ W. Marker is in Worthington, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on High Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 956 High Street, Columbus OH 43085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founding of Worthington / Worthington, A Planned Community (approx. mile away); Eclectic Medical College
Orange Johnson House Benefactors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2008
2. Orange Johnson House Benefactors Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bicentennial Oak (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint John's Church of Worthington and Parts Adjacent / Church and Graveyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Fountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); Worthington Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Kilbourne / Worthington Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Worthington Masonic Museum (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worthington.
 
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Orange Johnson House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2008
3. Orange Johnson House and Marker
The Benefactors Marker can be seen in this photo.
Orange Johnson House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2008
4. Orange Johnson House
Orange Johnson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
5. Orange Johnson Monument
Section B, Green Lawn Cemetery, 1000 Greenlawn Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.
Orange Johnson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
6. Orange Johnson Monument
Section B, Green Lawn Cemetery, 1000 Greenlawn Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 18, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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