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Old 12-28-2008, 06:16 AM   #77
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Grafton - Taylor Co

Grafton (Pop 5,489) was founded in 1856 and named after John Grafton, a civil engineer with the B&O Railroad. It's most famous citizen was Anna Jarvis, founder of Mother's Day. (See separate post for photos & info on her birthplace).


EDIT: THIS MARKER WAS REPLACED IN 2013. PHOTOS CAN BE FOUND HERE ON PAGE 92, POST #1377.



Historical Marker located just south of Rt 50 at the junction of Rt 119.




The marker is located in a small city park set up at the junction of Rt 50 and Rt 119 to honor the local veterans.

EDIT: THIS MARKER WAS REPLACED IN 2013. PHOTOS CAN BE FOUND HERE ON PAGE 92, POST #1377.




Beautiful downtown Grafton. It has a real "hometown" flavor to it.




I had to include this cool old building in downtown Grafton.
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