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Point Pleasant in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ulysses Simpson Grant

 
 
Ulysses Simpson Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 20, 2011
1. Ulysses Simpson Grant Marker
Inscription. Here in this little hamlet Ulysses Simpson Grant was born on April 27, 1822. He was the victorious commander of the Union forces in the final stages of the war of the rebellion and President of the United States March 4, 1869, to March 4, 1877.

He died at Mt. McGregor, N.Y., July 23, 1885. His parting message to his fellow countrymen that he served so faithfully was- "Let us have peace."

He lies buried in a sepulchre of rare magnificence on Riverside Drive, New York City.
 
Location. 38° 53.63′ N, 84° 13.986′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is at the intersection of the Ohio River Scenic Byway (U.S. 52) and State Highway 232, on the right when traveling south on the Ohio River Scenic Byway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Richmond OH 45157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grant Memorial Bridge (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Ulysses Simpson Grant (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Grant Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Ulysses Grant (within shouting
Ulysses Simpson Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 20, 2011
2. Ulysses Simpson Grant Marker
The marker is on the eastern abutment on the north end of the Grant Memorial Bridge (in the lower right under the cannon).
distance of this marker); U. S. Grant Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clark Corbin / Colclazer Run (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mt. Zion Chapel / Mt. Zion Cemetery - Lafayette School (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Grant Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 20, 2011
3. Grant Memorial Bridge
The western bridge abutment on the north end of the Grant Memorial Bridge has a relief bust of Grant (in the lower right under the cannon). See the closeup in the photo below.
Ulysses Simpson Grant Relief Bust image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 20, 2011
4. Ulysses Simpson Grant Relief Bust
Closeup of the relief bust of Ulysses Simpson Grant on the western bridge abutment on the north end of the Grant Memorial Bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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