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Pickerington in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Francis H. Game Cemetery

 
 
Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, June 29, 2013
1. Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker
Inscription. When Ohio and the United States were mostly rural, cemeteries were often located on the family farm. For many of these cemeteries few or no records exist. Available records suggest that this small site is the Francis H. Game Cemetery established circa 1860. The land was part of a Congressional Land Patent granted by President James Madison in 1809.
 
Erected by Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District.
 
Location. 39° 53.483′ N, 82° 48.276′ W. Marker is in Pickerington, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from Bowen Road half a mile south of Long Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is alongside a parking lot at Pickerington Ponds Metro Park. Marker is in this post office area: Pickerington OH 43147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Veteran Legion Sherman Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Canal Winchester Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Canal Winchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Carnegie Library (approx. 2.8 miles away); Pickerington Veterans Memorial
Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, June 29, 2013
2. Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker
Looking west, the parking lot entrance can be seen where it meets Bowen Road.
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Pvt. Alfred Cannon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Prentiss School No. 8 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Canal Winchester (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pickerington.
 
Also see . . .  Pickerington Ponds. The Metro Parks web page describes the park where the cemetery is located. (Submitted on July 4, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, June 29, 2013
3. Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker
Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, June 29, 2013
4. Francis H. Game Cemetery Marker
Tumbled stones within the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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