Franklinton – The Origin Of Columbus

Written & Photos by: Andrew Livelsberger Background: Lucas Sullivant lead a team of 20 men in 1795, commissioned to survey the west side of the Olentangy and Scioto river confluences.  Sullivant was paid in land, receiving 6000 acres.  Sullivant went to Kentucky, where he courted/marries the daughter of his mentor, Colonel William Starling(American Revolution). After…