Remarkable Ohio


Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

9-25 Benjamin Russell Hanby 1833-1867

Side A: Song writer and minister of the United Brethren Church, Hanby was an Otterbein College graduate, class of 1858, known throughout the world for the inspiring songs, “Darling Nellie Gray,” “Up on the Housetop,” and “Who is He in Yonder Stall.” Hanby House in Westerville is maintained as a memorial honoring Benjamin and his father, Bishop William Hanby.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Westerville Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Otterbein Cemetery, 123 S Grove Street entrance, 
Location: Enter cemetery from Walnut at S Grove, then first drive to right and follow to west end of cemetery, Hanby gravesite.
Latitude: 40.1209030
Longitude: -82.9366650