Independence Day Ball Invitation


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Independence Day Ball Invitation from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Independence Day Ball Invitation. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Independence Day Ball Invitation is text. Its dimensions are 3.09 in. x 4.25 in..

It was created on Monday, July 5, 1813.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This invitation to an Independence Ball in celebration of Independence Day at the Griswold Inn was sent to Achsa Maynard (b. 1791, d. 1882). The hosts of the party were George Harlow Griswold, Henry Morrison, and Asa Weaver Jr.

In 1815, Achsa married Orange Johnson, a comb maker who migrated to Worthington from Connecticut in 1814.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg2000.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 77-G-695.02.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0840.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on October 19, 2005. It was last updated November 13, 2017.