Ripley in Brown County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Mr. Thomas Kirker
With Whom General U. S. Grant Boarded
In 1838 Mr. Thomas Kirker resided in this house, with whom General U. S. Grant boarded, while attending the Whittmore private school, his parents living in Georgetown.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
Location. 38° 44.883′ N, 83° 50.894′ W. Marker is in Ripley, Ohio, in Brown County. Marker is on Front Street north of Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 N Front St, Ripley OH 45167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eliza’s Tale (a few steps from this marker); Doctor Beasley (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home of Rev. John Rankin (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral Joseph Fyffe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Residence of General Granville Moody (about 400 feet away); Site of the Home of Senator Alexander Campbell (about 400 feet away); Charles Young in Ripley / Colonel Young's Achievements John P. Parker Memorial Park (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ripley.
Also see . . . Ripley, Ohio. Town website homepage (Submitted on May 28, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.