Township
Kirtland Township
County
Geauga County (now in Lake County)
State/Province
Ohio
Country
United States of America

French farm, Kirtland Township, Ohio

Summary

Consisted of 103 acres formerly owned by Peter French. Purchased for LDS church for $5,000, 1833. Area used to build houses, including JS’s; community buildings, such as new schoolhouse; and House of the Lord. Kirtland residents called area “French farm” as late as 1838. Much of land later deeded to John Johnson.

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