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Georgetown in Brown County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home

 
 
Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2008
1. Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker
Inscription. U.S. Grant, general-in-chief of the Armies of the United States, 18th president and first native Ohioan to be elected chief executive, lived in this house from 1824 to 1839. Jesse R. Grant, his father, built the original part fronting Water Street in 1824 and later built an addition fronting Main Cross Street, now Grant Avenue.

"This place remained my home, until at the age of seventeen, in 1839, I went to West Point."
 
Erected 1966 by The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 38° 51.958′ N, 83° 54.108′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Ohio, in Brown County. Marker is on East Grant Avenue west of North Water Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown OH 45121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Thomas Lyon Hamer (a few steps from this marker); Augusta World War Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away in Kentucky); Augusta College (approx. 8.4 miles away in Kentucky);
Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2008
2. Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker
Rankin House (approx. 8.6 miles away); Philip Buckner (1747-1820) (approx. 8.7 miles away in Kentucky); Augusta In Civil War (approx. 8.7 miles away in Kentucky); Augusta Confederate Monument (approx. 8.9 miles away in Kentucky); Utopia (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2008
3. Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker
Photo of the license plate of the caretaker of the boyhood home
Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2008
4. Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home Marker
Photo of the back yard of Boyhood Home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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