An historic Granville house, used as student housing.
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Use Student Housing
Established 1834
Designer/Architect Ashley Bancroft and Joseph Evans, mason
Style Details Built with local stone.
Bancroft House is constructed of local sandstone.

More about Bancroft House

Built in the Federal style by Ashley Bancroft, an active abolitionist, Bancroft House was the site of the first meeting of the Ohio State Anti-Slavery Society. The meeting led to the "Granville Riot" of 1836. The house was also a station on the Underground Railroad and early childhood home of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Ashley's son and renowned Pacific Coast historian. The home was part of the Deeds Purchase of 1917.

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