“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Albany, 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 (564) Delaware County, OH (126) Fairfield County, OH (70) Licking County, OH (157) Madison County, OH (27) Pickaway County, OH (45) Union County, OH (65)  FranklinCounty(564) Franklin County (564)  DelawareCounty(126) Delaware County (126)  FairfieldCounty(70) Fairfield County (70)  LickingCounty(157) Licking County (157)  MadisonCounty(27) Madison County (27)  PickawayCounty(45) Pickaway County (45)  UnionCounty(65) Union County (65)
Columbus is the county seat for Franklin County
New Albany is in Franklin County
      Franklin County (564)  
      Delaware County (126)  
      Fairfield County (70)  
      Licking County (157)  
      Madison County (27)  
      Pickaway County (45)  
      Union County (65)  
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1 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — 24-25 — Archibald's Mill Reported missing
In 1833, Archibald Smith (1803-83) began to build a sawmill a short distance east of here where a tributary enters Blacklick Creek. His work was soon destroyed, he wrote, by a “rise of water known as the great Fourth of July Flood.” Undaunted, he . . . Map (db m223490) HM
2 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — 61-25 — Disposal of Land in Plain Township
Side A: Because three distinct survey methods were used to survey Plain Township lands and are still meaningful, the township can be thought of as a surveyor's museum. The township came into existence by a 1796 act of Congress in which the federal . . . Map (db m17377) HM
3 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — 62-25 — Founders of New Albany
Side A: A tavern and inn, for which Noble Landon (1783-1866) obtained a liquor license in 1835, formerly occupied the southeast corner of High and Main streets. In 1837 Landon and William Yantis laid out the town of New Albany in 50-by-100-foot . . . Map (db m14452) HM
4 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — 112- 25 — George and Christina Ealy House and LandResch Park
Side A The George and Christina Ealy House is a testament to the prosperity of one of this area's early residents and the skills of mid- nineteenth-century craftsmen. In 1830, members of the Ealy family moved from Pennsylvania to a . . . Map (db m94109) HM
5 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — Mills of Plain Township
When the early settlers moved to the Ohio frontier in the early 1800s, mature trees dominated the landscape. As the region grew, water-powered mills were constructed to meet the demand for building materials cut from the nearby forest. Over time, . . . Map (db m133301) HM
6 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — New Albany and Plain Township Veterans and First Responders Memorial
New Albany and Plain Township Residents having served their country in times of war. Men who died in action while serving their country during war World War II William Lee Bigony Edward Carson Orris Needles Herbert Sines Vietnam War . . . Map (db m14454) WM
7 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — Rocky Fork Metro Park
This 1200-acre park is an enduring example of what is possible when vision and collaboration come together for the common good. The idea of creating this park can be traced to Keith Myers, the New Albany Village Planner from 1991 to 2012. The . . . Map (db m133296) HM
8 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — 16-25 — Smith’s Burying Ground: Pioneer Cemetery(Later called the "Burnside" Cemetery)
Smith’s Burying Ground was established in 1814 when John Smith (born 1742), Revolutionary War veteran, died and was buried here. John Smith and four of his sons and their families made the six week, six-hundred-mile journey from New Jersey with ox . . . Map (db m40277) HM
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9 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany — The Sylvester Ranney House
This building sits on property that was originally plated in 1837 and was sold for $18; the second recorded owner purchased the lot with undescribed improvements for $30 in 1840. In 1845, it was sold with unnamed structures for $400. In 1846, the . . . Map (db m14453) HM
10 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany, New Albany Links — 23-25 — Wagnor CemeteryPioneer Burial Ground & Site of First School in Plain Township
In 1820, Mark Evans, John Davis, and Jacob Waggoner acquired from Daniel Triplett an 18-rod-square parcel (approximately two acres) at this location on which to build the first school in Plain Township. Education was not publicly funded at the . . . Map (db m40646) HM
11 Ohio, Franklin County, New Albany, Plain Township — New Albany Branch LibraryEstablished October 10, 2003
This branch library was made possible through a unique collaboration between The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) and The New Albany Community Foundation. Early on, community planners envisioned a library in the historic . . . Map (db m226568) HM
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Oct. 4, 2023