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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Franklin County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Franklin County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Franklin County, OH (401) Delaware County, OH (77) Fairfield County, OH (68) Licking County, OH (76) Madison County, OH (26) Pickaway County, OH (44) Union County, OH (61)  FranklinCounty(401) Franklin County (401)  DelawareCounty(77) Delaware County (77)  FairfieldCounty(68) Fairfield County (68)  LickingCounty(76) Licking County (76)  MadisonCounty(26) Madison County (26)  PickawayCounty(44) Pickaway County (44)  UnionCounty(61) Union County (61)
Columbus is the county seat for Franklin County
Adjacent to Franklin County, Ohio
      Delaware County (77)  
      Fairfield County (68)  
      Licking County (76)  
      Madison County (26)  
      Pickaway County (44)  
      Union County (61)  
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1Ohio (Franklin County), Alton — Alton Cemetery Veterans Monument
Dedicated in memory of all the brave men and women who served our countryMap (db m12479) HM
2Ohio (Franklin County), Bexley — Bexley
Named after Bexley County of Kent, England. “Bullitt Park” in this “refugee tract” became a residential section in April 1891. The Village of Bexley was incorporated June 13, 1908, and the first Council met August 10. A . . . Map (db m20510) HM
3Ohio (Franklin County), Bexley — Bexley World War II Memorial
Bexley will ever remember her men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the U.S.A. during the Second World War Names of Bexley's World War II veterans are engraved around the monument.Map (db m16921) WM
4Ohio (Franklin County), Bexley — Camp BushnellSpanish American War — Here Ohio Loyalty Responded to the Summons"Remember the Maine" —
To establish a camp of general rendezvous for the Ohio National Guard and other Ohio troops, the citizens of Columbus offered to the State of Ohio Bullitt Park, now a part of Bexley - President William McKinley, April 25 1898, through Governor Asa . . . Map (db m16931) HM
5Ohio (Franklin County), Bexley — Capital UniversityTransforming Lives Through Higher Education
Founded in 1830 as a Lutheran Seminary and chartered as a University in 1850, Capital University offers diverse undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences and professional studies. Ethical, moral and religious values essential to . . . Map (db m15784) HM
6Ohio (Franklin County), Bexley — 58-25 — The National Road / The Interurban Electric Railway
The National Road To George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and others, a road to the Ohio Country was essential for the United States’ development. An overland route was the way west for settlers and goods, as well as a means to transport . . . Map (db m15785) HM
7Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — 17-25 — Bergstresser/Dietz Covered Bridge1887-1991
(Side A) In March, 1887, the Franklin County Commissioners announced the building of a bridge in Madison Township over Little Walnut Creek at Kramer's Ford. Area citizens had petitioned for a bridge to transport agricultural products to the . . . Map (db m178530) HM
8Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Canal Winchester
Birthplace of Oley Speaks, 1874 - 1948. Musician and ComposerMap (db m12177) HM
9Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — 26-25 — Canal Winchester and the Ohio and Erie Canal
[Marker Front]: You are standing on the site of Ohio and Erie Canal. The canal helped to open the interior of Ohio to trade and settlement and played a part in Winchester's prosperity during the mid-1800s. Local farmers exported grain from . . . Map (db m12530) HM
10Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Canal Winchester Veterans Memorial
Duty Honor CountryMap (db m17137) HM
11Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Canal Winchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who served 1959       Vietnam       1975Map (db m17136) WM
12Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Faith United Methodist Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m137580) HM
13Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Franklin Hills Cemetery Veterans Section
In honor of the Gold Star Mothers and all Veterans who unselfishly served their country in time of need. Dedicated July 4, 1979Map (db m53866) HM
14Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Ohio's Oldest Active School
Ohio's Oldest Active School 1862 - 1987 125 yearsMap (db m12531) HM
15Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Prentiss School No. 8
This building was generously donated to the Village of Canal Winchester in the interest of historic preservation by the following businessmen: Lloyd Stebelton, Dick Weiser, Don Weiser, Robert Wood, Neil Wyman. It was moved from its previous . . . Map (db m12180) HM
16Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Pvt. Alfred Cannon
95th O.V.I. Co-D 8-18-1862 to 1-21-1865 P.O.W. Resident of Canal Winchester enlisted to preserve the Union. Taken prisoner at Brices Crossroads, MS. and marched to Andersonville, GA., Confederate prison. He gave up his place of exchange to a . . . Map (db m12178) HM
17Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Stradley Place
In Honor of Dr. Bland L. Stradley 1889-1957 Dr. Stradley was a noted educator whose career began in 1913 as principal of the Canal Winchester High School. He spent 38 consecutive years at the Ohio State University where he was Vice President in . . . Map (db m12532) HM
18Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — 108-25 — The Interurban Depot
Erected in 1905 by the Scioto Valley Traction Company, this station served as a terminal for passenger and freight service as part of an electric railway that connected Canal Winchester with neighboring towns in central Ohio. Known as the . . . Map (db m31375) HM
19Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Veterans Memorial
Flag Flying In Memory Of Army • Navy • Marines Air Force • Coast GuardMap (db m96060) WM
20Ohio (Franklin County), Central College — 10-25 — Blendon Church Bell
This bell came from the Blendon Presbyterian Church (1830-1865) according to William C. Phelps (1881-1967), a great-great-grandson of Edward Phelps Sr. (1759-1840), first settler of Blendon Twp. and donor of the church land at the southwest corner . . . Map (db m164096) HM
21Ohio (Franklin County), Central College — 3-25 — Central College Presbyterian Church
This church was organized April 22, 1843, in conjunction with The Central College of Ohio on land donated by Squire Timothy Lee. The college, chartered in March, 1842, continued until 1892. This brick chapel was erected in 1870 under the . . . Map (db m18062) HM
22Ohio (Franklin County), Central College — Clarence Boal Hoover / Charles Potter Hoover
CLARENCE BOAL HOOVER First employed by city September 1, 1904 Appointed Chief Engineer May 1, 1920 Appointed Superintendent of Water December 1, 1921 Deceased November 5, 1949 CHARLES POTTER HOOVER First employed by city . . . Map (db m18327) HM
23Ohio (Franklin County), Central College — The Ellsworth ChapelRichard D. Ellsworth
Dedicated with love and gratitude December 19, 1993 to the Reverend Richard D. Ellsworth by the congregation of Central College Presbyterian Church for more than thirty-five years of faithful service to the church and community.Map (db m18060) HM
24Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — “These Are My Jewels”
General Ulysses S. Grant • General Philip Sheridan • Edwin M. Stanton • James A. Garfield • Rutherford B. Hayes • Salmon P. Chase • General William T. ShermanMap (db m9895) HM
25Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Dispatch Newspaper Depot1944
In 1944, Tip-Top Bakery, part of a chain, replaced several houses at this corner. The building later served as a Columbus Dispatch newspaper distribution depot, marked with a German-language sign that served as a reminder of the area's . . . Map (db m141805) HM
26Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 2260 Confederate Soldiers
2260 Confederate Soldiers of the war 1861-1865 Buried in the enclosureMap (db m166373) WM
27Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 118- 25 — A Brief History of Eastmoor / Eastmoor Polo Field
A Brief History of Eastmoor In 1798, Articles of Confederation Congress provided land to British Canadians who lost property because of loyalty to American revolutionaries during the American War of Independence (1775-1783). This land was . . . Map (db m94626) HM
28Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 117- 25 — A. B. Graham and the 4-H Movement / Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
A.B. Graham and the 4-H Movement In 1902, Albert Belmont Graham (1868-1960), a school teacher and superintendent, established the Boys and Girls Agricultural Experiment Club in Springfield, Ohio. Graham believed in learning by doing, a . . . Map (db m94110) HM
29Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — A-7D "Corsair II"
Manufactured by LTV Aerospace Corp. Specifications: Span: 38ft 8in Length: 46ft 1in Height: 16ft 1in Weight: 39,325lbs max Armament: One Vulcan multi-barrel M61A1 20mm rapid fire cannon Carried an arrangement of ordinance: Air-to-air . . . Map (db m168335) HM
30Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — AQHHMP#13 — All American Quarter Horse Congress
In November 1967, the Ohio Quarter Horse Association hosted a three-day American Quarter Horse show at the Ohio State fairgrounds that drew more than 5,000 people. They could not have known that this horse show would grow to become the largest . . . Map (db m2047) HM
31Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Alum Creek & The Underground Railroad / The Underground Railroad — Historic Underground Railroad Site —
Alum Creek & The Underground Railroad The fifty-eight miles of Alum Creek run north to south originating in Morrow County and continues through Delaware County into Franklin County, where it empties into the Big Walnut Creek, draining into . . . Map (db m103301) HM
32Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — America’s Pioneer Kindergarten
Miss Caroline Louise Frankenberg (1806- 1882) brought the kindergarten concept from Germany to Columbus in 1836. She returned to Germany for further study, then established the school at the S.E. corner of Rich and Pearl Alley in 1858. The . . . Map (db m94247) HM
33Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 105-25 — American Federation of Labor / United Mine Workers of America
American Federation of Labor Since 1881 One this site, December 10, 1886, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Union merged with the trade unionists of the Knights of Labor to create the American Federation of Labor. Delegates elected . . . Map (db m12968) HM
34Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 128-25 — Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Home Studio and Artist's Residence
Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson (1940-2015) and her son Sydney moved into this home in 1974. The artist, a visual historian, lived and worked here in the Shepard community until her passing. Raised in Columbus’s Poindexter Village and educated in the . . . Map (db m184219) HM
35Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 76-25 — Asians in the American Civil War
Side A: Despite exclusionary laws preventing U.S. citizenship, Asians served in the Union and Confederate armies and navies during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Many of these soldiers were denied citizenship following their services . . . Map (db m26933) HM
36Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Battleship U.S.S. Ohio
This cast-bronze eagle once adorned the Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Restoration has been made possible through donations by five Columbus Women’s Service Clubs Altrusa Club • Quota Club Pilot Club • Zonta Club Soroptimist . . . Map (db m88248) HM
37Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Beechwold PillarsRiverview Park
the old Beechwold Historic District has been placed on the National Register of historic places by the United States Department of the Interior 1987Map (db m81987) HM
38Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Bill Moose
The Treaty of Greeneville temporarily ended the Indian Wars and opened the west to white settlers. Kihue (aka Bill Moose), a Native American and member of the Wyandotte tribe, was born in Ohio in 1837. By 1846 all but twelve Wyandotte families . . . Map (db m116830) HM
39Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 32-25 — Birthplace of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
On the evening of September 29, 1899, thirteen recently returned veterans of the Spanish-American War met in a tailor shop that once stood on this site. These men, all veterans of the Columbus-based 17th Infantry Regiment that had fought in Cuba, . . . Map (db m94562) HM
40Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Brick Protest and Taking Action1984
1984 Brick Protest German Village's brick streets are an unquestionable part of its distinctive historic character, and in a special way they document a long history of civic activism that continues to this day. When the city failed to . . . Map (db m141766) HM
41Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Bricks with Names
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, extra-hard paving bricks (often called "blocks") were the material of choice for street surfaces. Larger than standard bricks, they were durable and often had incised patterns or raised areas to provide . . . Map (db m141771) HM
42Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Broad Street BridgeThe Historic National Road in Ohio
The Broad Street bridge is a significant part of the history of Columbus and the National Road. Until 1816, the only ways to cross the Scioto River were to ford the river during low water or to use the ferry. From 1816 to 1834 a series of wooden . . . Map (db m96392) HM
43Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Browning Amphitheatre / The Outdoor Performance Center"All The World's A Stage"
Browning Amphitheatre Dedicated June 11, 1926 for the encouragement of drama, dance and music. Seating restored October 12 1985. Browning Dramatic Society Originally organized 1882 as The Young Ladies’ Literary Society. Founded 1908 as . . . Map (db m16950) HM
44Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Bryden Road Historic District
Bryden Road is named after James Bryden, a city councilman and county commissioner who owned 135 acres here in the 1840's. By 1900 Bryden Road was known for its stately homes, canopy of elms, and the electrically lit metal arch at its west entrance. . . . Map (db m17182) HM
45Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Camp ChaseA Civil War Post
Side A: Near this site on May 27 and 28, 1861 Camp Chase, a Civil War post, was established as a training center for recruits pouring into Columbus in answer to President Abraham Lincoln's call for volunteers. The property was located . . . Map (db m16940) HM
46Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Camp ChaseThe Historic National Road in Ohio
Camp Chase was named in honor of Salmon P. Chase, former governor of Ohio and Secretary of the Treasury in President Abraham Lincoln’s Cabinet. In July 1861, a small prison was erected at Camp Chase to handle the influx of political prisoners . . . Map (db m135244) HM
47Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 27-25 — Camp Chase
(Side A): Camp Chase was a Civil War camp established in May 1861, on land leased by the U.S. Government. Four miles west of Columbus, the main entrance was on the National Road. Boundaries of the camp were present-day Broad Street (north), . . . Map (db m12078) HM
48Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery
Panel 1 Camp Chase Prison When President Abraham Lincoln called for volunteers to suppress the southern rebellion in April 1861, thousands of men rushed to Camp Jackson in Columbus, Ohio. Authorities established Camp Chase after . . . Map (db m94551) HM
49Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 109-25 — Campbell Memorial Park / The Adena Culture
Campbell Memorial Park. James E. Campbell was governor of the State of Ohio from 1890-1892. From 1913-1924, he served as president of the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society, which later became the Ohio Historical Society. His daughter . . . Map (db m36726) HM
50Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 81-25 — Captain Eddie Rickenbacker
America's World War I "Ace of Aces," Edward Vernon Rickenbacker was born in Columbus in 1890 to Swiss immigrant parents, leaving school at age 12 to help support his family. Working for several Columbus automobile companies initiated his love of . . . Map (db m173288) HM
51Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 101-25 — Carrie Nelson Black(1859–1936) — Founder, The Breathing Association, 1906 —
In 1906. Carrie Nelson Black founded the Columbus Society for the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis. now The Breathing Association. A woman ahead of her time, she volunteered as President and Chief Executive for thirty years, using her keen . . . Map (db m82134) HM
52Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Celebration of LifeThe Arthur Boke and Sarah Sullivant Statue Project
Arthur Boke Jr was the first African-American resident of Franklinton, Ohio. His story tells far more than the color of his skin. It is a story of love, selflessness, compassion, and understanding expressed by Sarah Sullivant. Her example reaches . . . Map (db m35302) HM
53Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Central High SchoolThe Historic National Road in Ohio
On the west bank of the Scioto River stands the former Central High School, now the core building of the Center of Science and Industry (COSI). The Plan of the City of Columbus, released in 1908, was developed to create a vision for the city in line . . . Map (db m96393) HM
54Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Central Presbyterian Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m80011) HM
55Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Charity NewsiesFounded at this location in 1907
Inside Billy Leachman's Chophouse on a cold day in December, George Baker, Harry Shunk and C.C. Philbrick (publisher of THE OHIO SUN) worried about how the needy children of the area would keep warm during the winter. Inspired by . . . Map (db m35458) HM
56Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Circa 1864Historic German Village
In the 1860s, the Eckart family constructed this Italianate style home. Michael Eckart worked as a carptenter and cabinet maker in Columbus. This home stayed in the family until the 1950s.Map (db m142048) HM
57Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Circa 1870Historic German Village
Lorenzo and Barbara Aumiller built the original structure after purchasing this lot in 1858 from C. F. Jaeger. In 1890, the building was purchased by noted Columbus brewer Nicholas Schlee who bequeathed the home to his daughter, Amalie A. . . . Map (db m141916) HM
58Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Circa 1870Historic German Village
In 1868, Christian Frederick Jaeger sold this lot to Heinrich Guenther. A year later, Christian Kastner, a Bavarian immigrant and butcher, purchsed the land. Kastner would be the first of four butchers to eventually own this vernacular Italiante. In . . . Map (db m142049) HM
59Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Circa 1872Historic German Village
This post and beam building was first constructed for use as a livery stable. The Waldschmidt family owned it from 1888 to the late 1940s. The building was also used for ice storage. With the advent of the auto, it became a service garage. These . . . Map (db m141917) HM
60Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Circa 1872Historic German Village
This Italianate style home was first owned by John Frederick Brand, a harness manufacturer. It later served as a home to several tradespeople including a tinner, a pressman, a carpenter and a shoemaker.Map (db m141926) HM
61Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Circa 1875Historic German Village
This home was first occupied by stonemasons Adam and William Brust. It housed boarders through the 1920s including a gardener, a tailor, a shoemaker and a carpenter. It is best known as the home of the Busy Bee Confectionary from 1955 through the . . . Map (db m192625) HM
62Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Circa Mid 1888Historic German Village
The first occupant of record was Gustav Poentsch, a carpet weaver. From the early 1900s until the late 1930s, it was the home of the Assman family. Paul Assman worked as a buggy painter and as a school janitor. His wife Louise and daughters Dorothy . . . Map (db m141920) HM
63Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Clinton Theater / Memory Lane
Clinton Theater On New Year’s Day, 1927 the Clinton movie theater opened, showing Frank Capra’s comedy The Strong Man. This theater was built as part of the James theater group. It was designed by architect Henry Holbrook in the . . . Map (db m108020) HM
64Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Clinton Township High School / East North Broadway Historic District — A New Marker, Also a Replacement —
Clinton Township High School The first school in Clinton Township was opened in 1809. That school was located on the west side of the Olentangy River and children had to wade across to attend. The 1872 map of the township shows a school . . . Map (db m108022) HM
65Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Clintonville / Clinton Township
Clintonville This community located in Section 2 of Clinton Township, was settled in 1813 by Thomas Bull. The land was formerly owned by John Rathbone for whom Rathbone Road is named. Its early growth was due largely to a number of . . . Map (db m92853) HM
66Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Coach Woody Hayes1913- 1987
“You can never pay back, but you can pay forward” Wayne Woodrow “Woody” Hayes was a buckeye from birth. born in Clifton, Ohio, he spent his entire life giving back to the state he loved. Woody earned a bachelor’s . . . Map (db m94098) HM
67Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 84- 25 — Coach Woody HayesOhio State Football Legend — “the Coach” —
Over his 28-year coaching career, Woody Hayes (1913-1987) cemented The Ohio State University's tradition of football excellence while amassing one of the most impressive records in college football. Wayne Woodrow Hayes grew up in Newcomerstown . . . Map (db m94097) HM
68Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Columbia Building
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m103362) HM
69Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Columbus City Hall1872
Construction of old City Hall on this site was begun in 1869 and completed in 1872 at a cost of $175,000. The 140-foot high building of Gothic design contained dark cream Amherst stone and was one of the prominent landmarks of its day. First floor . . . Map (db m80009) HM
70Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 120-25 — Columbus Civic Center Historic District
The historic district extends from the former Main Street Bridge to Long Street and encompasses the public buildings on either side of the Scioto River. The 580 foot long low-head concrete arch Main Street Dam was constructed in 1918 in response to . . . Map (db m107780) HM
71Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Columbus Feeder Canal / The Ohio- Erie Canal
(side A) Columbus Feeder Canal Col. Nathaniel McLean removed the first earth for the Columbus Feeder Canal not far from this site, April 27, 1827. The earth was wheeled away by Ralph Osborn and Henry Brown, auditor and . . . Map (db m88254) HM
72Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Columbus' First Professional GameApril 25, 1876
Columbus' first professional game was played on the Base Ball Grounds, located between the old Union Depot train station and High Street, on April 25, 1876. The Columbus Buckeyes defeated the famous Milfords 11-0. The Buckeyes and the International . . . Map (db m30026) HM
73Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 97-25 — Columbus Main Library / Judge Noah Swayne Home
Columbus Main Library The first tax supported free public library in Columbus was formed in 1873 and housed in City Hall. In 1901, City Librarian John Pugh petitioned Andrew Carnegie for funding and was granted $200,000. In 1903, the Swayne . . . Map (db m12927) HM
74Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Columbus Monument
Christopher Columbus, an Italian navigator, launched four voyages of discovery to the new world. 1492. The spirit of discovery has the power to change the course of human history as demonstrated by the voyages of Christopher Columbus, . . . Map (db m9846) HM
75Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Confederate Cannonball
Confederate Cannonball fired at the Battle of Vicksburg, MS. Feb. 3, 1863Map (db m166374) HM WM
76Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians
Near this spot, June 21, 1813 was held a council between General William Henry Harrison and the Indians comprising Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees and Senecas with Tarhe the Crane as spokesman resulting in permanent peace with the Indians of Ohio.Map (db m59300) HM
77Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 13-25 — Deaf School Park
This ten acre site was purchased in 1829 for the Ohio School for the Education of the Deaf. The first school building opened here in 1834; the school was enlarged in 1845. In 1868 the original school was replaced. Another school building was added . . . Map (db m12934) HM
78Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Discovery Park
Is the first park developed specifically to honor Ohio's public educators. It was created by members and friends of the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio as part of the system's 80th anniversary celebration. Included in the park are the names . . . Map (db m14491) HM
79Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Dominion Land Company Mound An Early Woodlands Period Structure/Sunwall and Moonwall Murals
Dominion Land Company Mound An Early Woodlands Period Structure In the early 1800s, Prosper Wetmore wrote about his childhood memories of native mounds in the ravine area of Northwestern Clinton Township. At that time, he recalled two . . . Map (db m108853) HM
80Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park
Donn Vickers served as the executive director of the Thurber House from 1985 through 2001. As executive director, Donn was responsible for many accomplishments including the development of Thurber Park and the construction of this gazebo. In . . . Map (db m14499) HM
81Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — East North Broadway Historic DistrictAn Historic Neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio
East North Broadway Historic District North Broadway was platted by the Loren and Dennison Company in 1890. East North Broadway originally extended from High Street to the Big Four Railroad (Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus and St. Louis RR, later . . . Map (db m81973) HM
82Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — EastmoorThe Historic National Road in Ohio
Eastmoor, one of nine (9) Columbus neighborhoods on the National Road, was built on part of the land established by Congress in 1798 as the “Refugee Lands” and given to British Canadians who supported the American colonists during the . . . Map (db m135243) HM
83Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Elijah Pierce
Elijah Pierce (1892-1984) was an internationally recognized woodcarver/folk artist. Mr. Pierce began carving wood as a young boy on the Baldwyn, Mississippi, farm where he was born in 1892. In the early 1920s, he carved a small elephant for his wife . . . Map (db m16966) HM
84Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Engine House 11The Historic National Road in Ohio
At the turn of the 20th century, three Columbus fire stations were on the National Road, including Station 11 which was built here at 1000 East Main. Construction began in August 1896 and was completed in February 1897 at a cost of $12,863. The cost . . . Map (db m97465) HM
85Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — F-100D "Super Sabre"
Manufactured by North American Aviation Specifications: Span: 38ft 10in Length: 54ft 2in Height: 16ft 2in Weight: 38,048 lbs max Armament: Four M-39 20mm cannons Seven hard points to carry ordinance: 42x 2.75in rockets 7,500lbs of . . . Map (db m168318) HM
86Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — F-84F "Thunderstreak"
Manufactured by Republic Aircraft Corp Specifications: Span: 33ft 7in Length: 43ft 5in Height: 15ft 0in Weight: 27,000lbs max Armament: Six .50 caliber machine-guns Carried an arrangement of ordinance: 32x 5in rockets 6,000lbs of . . . Map (db m168317) HM
87Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Father Rocco Petrarca
The Italian Community gratefully remembers Father Rocco Petrarca Pastor of St. John the Baptist Church from 1913 to 1948 “Flos Memoriae Lapide Perennior”Map (db m14489) HM
88Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 51-25 — First Modern Streamflow Measurement in Ohio
Streams are both a principal economic resource and a natural hazard in Ohio. Accurate and systematic streamflow records are crucial in protecting lives and property and ensuring an adequate water supply. At this site in 1892 and 1893, engineering . . . Map (db m12763) HM
89Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Flint Veterans GardenOld Flint or Gardner Cemetery
This garden is dedicated to all veterans, with deep respect and appreciation for their courage, patriotism, and sacrifice. Dedicated on Veterans Day, November 11, 2008Map (db m92447) WM
90Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Flytown
Flytown was democracy’s melting pot for the city of Columbus. But even more important it became known as a port-of-entry for the immigrant settlers of Central Ohio. New arrivals found friends and relatives who guided them through the initial . . . Map (db m42202) HM
91Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial
Dedicated November 11, 2006 to the men and women of Franklin County Ohio that served our country bravely and honorably so our freedoms endure. The sacrifices of few ensured the freedom of many. A grateful community remembers those who served in . . . Map (db m13487) WM
92Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 3 — Former Federal Court Building and Post OfficeDiscover Downtown Walking Tour A
When it was completed in 1887, this building was the first federal district courthouse and post office specifically built for those purposes in the city. A magnificent example of the Romanesque Revival style, the building was more than doubled in . . . Map (db m35457) HM
93Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Former Site of St. Mary's School and Convent
For over a century, this site was part of St. Mary Catholic Church, established to serve the many German families moving into the area in the 1860s. A primary mission of St. Mary's parish has been the education of its children. The first . . . Map (db m141818) HM
94Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 15-25 — Formerly Maryland Park
Maryland Park was opened in 1921. It served as the site of the annual Emancipation Day Celebration until 1933. The first Columbus public pool was constructed here in 1929 as the Center of Eastside Social and Recreation Activities. It was home to . . . Map (db m17470) HM
95Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Frank Fetch1959
Frank Fetch was a dedicated city employee who recognized that the "near south side" of Columbus could be more than the neglected area it had become. In 1959, he made that dream a reality when he renovated 767 Wall St., on the outskirts of what . . . Map (db m141790) HM
96Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Frank Fetch Park1985
This award-winning park is owned by the City of Columbus and is maintained in partnership with volunteers from the German Village Garten Club. Frank Fetch, president of the German Village Society from 1960 to 1970 and from 1975 to 1978, promoted . . . Map (db m141796) HM
97Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Franklin County Civil War Memorial
In recognition and in loving memory of the men who on land and sea upheld the honor and integrity of our country and flag in the War of the Rebellion this monument is erected. 1861-1865 —————— Rest on embalmed and sainted dead . . . Map (db m23487) WM
98Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War
Honoring the Memory of Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War 1846 - 1848 On this day, October 2, 1954, this tablet is placed in memory of those soldiers from Franklin County, Ohio who served their country with great courage and . . . Map (db m13106) HM
99Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Franklinton
Founded by Lucas Sullivant in 1797; the first settlement in the Scioto Valley north of Chillicothe and in Franklin County. County Seat 1803-24 Annexed to Columbus 1870 [Attached to the building is a National Society of the United States . . . Map (db m13060) HM
100Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Franklinton
. . . Map (db m37812) HM

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May. 18, 2022