Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Location. 40° 0.022′ N, 83° 0.855′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from West 17th Avenue east of Neil Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located next to University Hall on the Ohio State University campus. It sits next to the main doorway on the south side of the building opposite the roadway, facing “The Oval,” the university’s central green space. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43210, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilbur H. Siebert Collection (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ohio State University (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Underground Railroad on University Land (approx. 0.2 miles away); Browning Amphitheatre / The Outdoor Performance Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roy J. Plunkett (approx. 0.2 miles The Underground Railroad on University Land (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Ohio Union (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . . Ohio State History and Traditions. Historical information on the Columbus, Ohio, campus, with a photo of the original University Hall. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 407 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.