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Licking Township Trustees:  Joseph Hart, John Holman, Dave Miller


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2003 Licking Township Archives


Significant Happenings of '2003'

  • Signs installed at the Township’s four cemeteries
  •  $7,000 grant received by the Licking Township Fire Company for equipment and training.
  •  Property Maintenance Procedure adopted
  •  Licking Township Records Commission implemented
  •  Six new members added to the Licking Township Fire Company
  • Public informational meeting held regarding mosquito control
  •  Mosquito Control Plan developed and implemented based on the informational meeting including the Responsible Resident Program.
  •  Participation of the Township in the County NPDES Phase II Storm Water Plan.
  •  First Township Halloween party held for children at the Licking Township Fire Company firehouse.
  • Appropriate land use at The Woods Subdivision successfully negotiated, including denial of flag lots, a parking lot,  and marina style docks.
  • Jim Cormican recognized by street dedication.
  • Phil Linn recognized by street dedication.
  • Personnel Handbook for paid employees of Licking Township adopted.
  • Fire prevention program offered for over 750 children in Lakewood Schools.
  • $2000 grant received from the Doris Kaspar Foundation for the restoration of the Licking Township Hall.
  • Resurfacing work completed on:
  • Marklan Drive from Dorsey Mill Road to end
  • Crestline Drive from Dorsey Mill Road to end
  • Buckeye Road from Dell Avenue to end
  • Dell Avenue from SR 13 to end
  • Maple Avenue from SR 13 to Fairview Road
  • Hillcrest Drive from Lakeshore Drive to Lakeshore Drive
  • Barton Place from Lakeshore Drive to end
  • Harvard from Lakeshore Drive to Cornell Road
  • Delmar Place from Freeman Drive to Amherst Road
  • Kenyon Place from Lakeshore Drive W to cul-de-sac
  • Licking Trails Road South from US 40 to the I-70 bridge
  •  Bicentennial Wagon Train hosted at the Licking Township Hall.
  •  Licking Township Fire Company paid personnel program started on weekends at Station II in Franklin Township .
  • Assisted with the time capsule opening at the Jacksontown School .
  •  Licking Township Fire Company’s new engine/rescue put in service.
  • Significant expansion of the Licking Township website (www.lickingtwpohio.us) including: zoning forms, a lost & found page, photo happenings, and historical information about the Township.
  • The upgrading of safety equipment and weekly road inspections on all Township road equipment.

Ohio Bicentennial Wagon Train Event

(See Licking Township Wagon Train Event Photos)

Information provided by Licking County Website

You Are Invited


Licking County’s

Wagon Train Events

         June 30 - July 3, 2003

The Wagon Train

The Bicentennial Wagon Train will travel through 10 counties primarily along the historic National Road, today U. S. 40, one of America’s most scenic byways.

 Licking County is commemorating Ohio’s Bicentennial through a series of extraordinary events. These major events showcase Licking County’s pioneering spirit and creates a legacy for future generations.


The Ohio Bicentennial LogoAlong the way, participants will have opportunities to celebrate significant people, places and events in Ohio history, to appreciate the transportation legacy of Ohio and take part in community celebrations. The train will be an all-encompassing experience for those who participate, combining education, history and fun as it captures the pioneering spirit of the early settlement of Ohio.


The Bicentennial BellThe Licking County Bicentennial Bell will be on display throughout the wagon train event (weather permitting). You may purchase a replica bell at all Licking County event locations or any Park National Bank. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a variety of Historic Craft Presentations.


Schedule of Events


June 30, 2003

Noah’s Park

1:00 p.m. - 8:30 pm.

(Wagon Train will arrive between 4-4:30 p.m.)

Activities: Crafters, basket weaver, Blacksmith, photo opportunity with Bear face-cut-out, Pioneer games, dulcimer players, limber jack dolls, carving of walking sticks, iron pot cooking. Food: Vendors on-site.


July 1, 2003 - "Licking TWP Hall 3:00 PM!"

Noah’s Park

Wagon Train will depart at 8:30 a.m.


Bowling Green Township

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Activities: Historic Marker Photo-Op



11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Activities: None

Food: Lunch - RSVP Required (740) 322-2264


Licking Township

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Activities: Proclamation Issued

Food: Light refreshments served


Lakewood High School

4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

(Wagon Train will arrive between 4-4:30 p.m.)

Activities: Square dancing, entertainment by Order of Arrow, and many more events.

Food: Hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, and snow cones.


July 2, 2003

Lakewood High School

Wagon Train will depart at 8:30 a.m.

Activities: Parade


Hebron Mill

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Activities: Parade and Village Historical Marker Ceremony


Pigeon Roost Farm

10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Activities: Dulcimer music, Farrier, quilting, rug weaving, candle making, blacksmith, donkey rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, basket weaving, display of period antiques, rug hooking, teepee on display, goat milking and barn yard petting animals, and more.

Food: Vendor’s on-site selling hotdogs, nachos/cheese, drinks and more.


Watkins Memorial High School

4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Activities: Games, musical entertainment, petting zoo, wool spinning, historical displays, and more.

Food: Vendors on-site.


July 3, 2003

Watkins Memorial High School

Wagon Train will depart at 8:30 a.m.


Etna Corporation Park

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Activities: None

Food: Snack


Ohio Dept. of Agriculture

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Activities: None

Food: Lunch for invitees only


Times may vary depending on travel conditions.

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