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Gahanna was founded along the Big Walnut Creek in 1849 by John Clark of Ross County from 800 acres of land that his father, Joseph Clark, had purchased from Governor Worthington in 1814. Clark named his property the Gahanna Plantation, from which the City of Gahanna derives its name. The name Gahanna is derived from a Native American word for three creeks joining into one and is the former name of the Big Walnut Creek. The City of Gahanna's Official Seal refers to this confluence of three creeks with the inscription "Three In One".

Gahanna maintained a considerable rivalry with the town of Bridgeport. Located directly across Granville Street from Gahanna and also along the banks of the Big Walnut Creek, Bridgeport was founded in 1853 by Jesse Baughman, a former Franklin County Commissioner. The two towns eventually put aside their differences and merged into one. They adopted the name Gahanna as there was already another town of Bridgeport in Ohio. In March of 1881, 55 citizens of Gahanna petitioned Franklin County to incorporate the village. The incorporation was granted in June and was recorded on August 8th, 1881. The Village then held its first mayoral election and on October 6, 1881, swore in its first mayor, L. John Neiswander.

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$179,900
Gahanna, OH
2
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Timothy C Reil (614) 932-2000
Keller Williams Consultants Realty (614) 932-2000
CBR
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$145,000
Gahanna, OH
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Emily Allen-Doty (614) 738-0223
Howard Hanna RealCom Realty (614) 864-8200
CBR
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$152,000
Columbus, OH
4
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Mark W Black (614) 582-2804
Rolls Realty (614) 792-5662
CBR
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$159,900
Columbus, OH
4
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Debra D Gearheart (614) 707-3374
Century 21 Excellence Realty (614) 863-0180
CBR
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$204,900
Columbus, OH
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Kelly J Hickey-Ginn (614) 371-9843
CRT, Realtors (614) 528-1144
CBR
Columbus and Central Ohio Regional MLS listings last updated Oct 21, 2017 12:48:am.

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