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Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman

 
 
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
1. Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, Feb 8, 1820; John Sherman – Statesman, May 10, 1823.
 
Erected 1927 by Grand Army of the Republic and allied organizations.
 
Location. 39° 42.828′ N, 82° 36.024′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker is on East Main Stret (U.S. 22) east of Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 E Main St, Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairfield County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Original Lancaster Methodist's Bell (about 500 feet away); St. Mary's Church Centennial (about 500 feet away); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (about 500 feet away); William Tecumseh Sherman
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
2. Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker
(about 500 feet away); General William Tecumseh Sherman (about 600 feet away); The Ohio Military Hall of Fame (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  Sherman House Museum. “The Sherman House Museum was the birthplace of General William Tecumseh Sherman and his brother, U.S. Senator John Sherman, and home to the remarkable Sherman Family. The original frame home built in 1811 consists of a parlor/dining room, kitchen, master bedroom, and children’s bedroom. The Sherman Family’s 1816 addition to the house included a parlor and study for the father, Judge Charles Sherman.” (Submitted on July 27, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. Sherman House
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
1863 Three Inch Ordnance Rifle image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
3. 1863 Three Inch Ordnance Rifle
Tablet in front of rifle reads “1863 three inch ordnance rifle Civil War artillery piece presented to Sherman House by Joseph D. Rockey.”
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,076 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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