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The Founding of Granville Ohio Historical Marker
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"In 1804 a group of neighbors in Granville, Massachusetts and Granby, Connecticut formed The Licking Company

for the purpose of moving to "Newlands" in Ohio. Inspired and informed by the settlement of Worthington in 1803, the Company purchased 29,040 acres in the U.S. Military District. Advance parties surveyed and mapped a site, established a mill, and planted grain. The Company planned a public square, a school, library, quarry, burying ground, and property for the support of churches. In November and December 1805, some 150 emigrants in ox-drawn wagons arrived in their new home and built temporary shelters on the designated public square. On December 9 through 12 1805, Company members selected their Granville lots in an auction that was described as peaceable and honest."

                                                                                    Marker Number 23-45

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Copyright: Bryant A Gilbert
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Taken: 23/02/2009
Uploaded: 23/02/2009
Updated: 30/09/2014
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