Remarkable Ohio


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ALERT: This marker is overgrown and cannot be seen from Sunbury Road. Refer to Location information for directions.

7-25 McDannald Pioneer Homestead

Side A: This brick home was built in 1856 by John McDannald, son of Samuel and Bell (Craig) McDannald who came from Virginia in 1813. The McDannalds were prominent in the development of Blendon Township, The Central College of Ohio, and The Central College Presbyterian Church. This house served as one station on the Ohio Underground Railroad.
Side B: Same NOTE: The pioneer homestead was torn down in 1994. The marker is still standing although the surrounding land is being developed.
Sponsors: The Roger H. McDannald Family, The Blendon Bicentennial Committee, The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 5847 Sunbury Road, 
Location: Access is by using Sunbury Service Road to reach Sunbury Road W. Marker is on the S end of Sunbury Road W.
Latitude: 40.0775980
Longitude: -82.8968610