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Franklin in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Robert E. Lee

A Tribute on the Dixie Highway

 
 
Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
1. Robert E. Lee Marker
close up of casting, showing text
Inscription.
(logo- Lee on horse)
Erected and dedicated by the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
and friends
in loving memory of
Robert E. Lee
and to mark the route of the
Dixie Highway

“the shaft memorial and highway straight
attest his worth – he cometh his own”
- Littlefield-


 
Erected 1927 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 39° 32.698′ N, 84° 18.936′ W. Marker was in Franklin, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker was at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Hamilton- Middletown Road, on the right when traveling south on Dixie Highway. Touch for map. Marker has been relocated to 39° 34.754′ N, 84° 17.625′ W. Marker was at or near this postal address: 6894 South Dixie Highway, Franklin OH 45005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Franklin Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Franklin In The Civil War (approx. ¼ mile
Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
2. Robert E. Lee Marker
full view of marker
away); Preservation of Log Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Old Log Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Thirkield Store (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lewis Davis Campbell / Robert Cumming Schenck (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Mackinaw Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Robert E. Lee (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
More about this marker. There are multiple identical markers (the casting) throughout the south, but this is the only one known in Ohio.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
3. Robert E. Lee Marker
marker can be seen at a distance
Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
4. Robert E. Lee Marker
Confederate Flag Holder, you don't see many of these in Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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