Near Granville in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Major General Charles Griﬃn
Erected 1999 by a Neff family donation to the People of Granville, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 10-45.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History marker series.
Location. 40° 4.14′ N, 82° 33.49′ W. Marker is near Granville, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is on Worthington Road SW (Ohio Route 37) west of Columbus Road (Ohio Route 16), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to the Raccoon International Golf Club. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3271 Worthington Road SW, Granville OH 43023, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Fraternity House (approx. 1.8 miles away); An Early Center of Education / Educating Young Women (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Elias Gilman House / The Wee White House (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Granville Academy / The Anti-Slavery Movement (approx. 2 miles away); Founding of Granville, The Licking Company / The Granville Site "The most eligible part" (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Granville.
More about this marker. Marker has been moved about 200 feet ESE of its given location due to reconstruction of Ohio Route
Regarding Major General Charles Griffin. Major Griffin's boyhood home is a private residence, screened from the road by a row of trees.
Also see . . .
1. Charles Griffin, General. Brief biography. Includes photograph. (Submitted on November 14, 2006.)
2. Letter from General Griffin to Governor Throckmorton, April 26, 1867. (Submitted on November 14, 2006.)
3. New York Times Obituary, September 16, 1867. (Submitted on November 14, 2006.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,447 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on May 15, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4. submitted on October 6, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.