Circa 1810This oldest building in the historic district was the home of Griffy Griffis five years before the village was founded by Jonathan Wright in 1815. Since Griffis had no legal right to the property, it became known as the "Squatter's House." Wright used the structure to mark the location of Main Street for his plat of the new village he named "Springborough" in recognition of the many springs in the area. Griffis eventually bought the property in 1817 for $300. Since then the building has been used as a bakery, butcher shop, post office, telephone exchange, private residence, and a museum.
|Placed By||Old Springboro|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 737731 N 4382008|
|Decimal Degrees||39.55485000, -84.23303333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 33.291', W 84° 13.982'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 33' 17.46" N, 84° 13' 58.92" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||513, 937|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 120 S Main St, Springboro OH 45066, US|
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