Truro Cemetery - Frederick Sprague

Title

Truro Cemetery - Frederick Sprague

Subject

Truro Cemetery

Description

The heirs of Joshua Sprague, a Revolutionary War veteran from Novia Scotia, were granted 960 acres of land in the Refugee Tract to compensate for property confiscated by the British during the war. Joshua's son, Frederick Sprague, was also a Revolutionary War veteran and participated in the Battle of Stony Point under General Anthony Wayne. Frederick Sprague established a farm of over 200 acres and built a large two-story brick house on the present-day Livingston Avenue near Brice Road.

Files

fredericksprague.jpg
fredericksprague house.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Truro Cemetery - Frederick Sprague,” Teaching Columbus Historic Places, accessed June 1, 2020, https://teachingcolumbus.omeka.net/items/show/165.