Crawfis College

Crawfis College (HM1R7K)

Location: Ottawa, OH 45875 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 1.331', W 83° 57.461'

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1889-1940

John Crawfis, Fairfield County, Ohio native, and wife Sarah (Moorehead) bequeathed two grants of $25,000 and five acres for schools in Fairfield and Putnam counties in Ohio in 1880.
Constructed in 1889, Crawfis College, Putnam County, a two-story twelve room brick building with auditorium, science laboratory, grade and recitation rooms constructed for $11,000 and two frame dormitories at $2,087, provided for :common branches", high school and business training. Courses included German, mathematics, science, elocution, penmanship, shorthand, typing, telegraphy, violin, and piano.
Superintendents; L.L. Harmon, Job Hill, L.S. Lafferty, B.J. Beach, W.S. Wallen, John Hathorn, George R. Miller, F.P. Cummins, Dale Richard, Lyle Burkholder, C.L. Bard.
Building Committee; A.C.Hall, N. Conine, B.O. Robinson
Architect: E. Zoll
In 1831, John's brother, Otho Crawfis, was the first white settler in Blanchard Township, Putnam County. They were sons of Nicholas and Mary (McElroy) Crawfis.
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HM NumberHM1R7K
Placed ByPutnam County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 251322 N 4545434
Decimal Degrees41.02218333, -83.95768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 1.331', W 83° 57.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 1' 19.86" N, 83° 57' 27.66" W
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Area Code(s)419
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10970 Co Hwy 5, Ottawa OH 45875, US
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