1973 Tornado Strikes Grove City Area

A tornado struck southwestern Franklin County creating anxiety, fear,  excitement, and fascination in residents who witnessed the storm threat in 1973. Jackson Township Fire Captain Richard Hughes was quoted in the Grove City Record as saying that in his 30 years in...

Atlas Provides Window Into Past

An 1870 Atlas of Columbus and Franklin County provided a window into the past of Grove City and Jackson Township. At that time, there were only three buildings west of Broadway in the Grove City’s downtown.  According to the map, Broadway was then called Columbus...