Georgetown in Brown County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ulysses S. Grant
— “...this place remained my home...” —
Commander of Union Army, 1864–1869. • 18th President of the United States, 1869–1877. • “Let Us Have Peace” —Ulysses S. Grant, 1968.
Erected 2012 by the U. S. Grant Homestead Association and the Village of Georgetown.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 38° 51.969′ N, 83° 54.25′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Ohio, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of East Grant Avenue and North Main Street, on the right when traveling east on East Grant Avenue. It is across from the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 E Grant Ave, Georgetown OH 45121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgetown (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Creed (within shouting distance of this marker); General Thomas Lyon Hamer (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home (about 700 feet away); School in the 1800sUlysses Grant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grant Schoolhouse State Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Washburn-Dixon Log House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Also see . . .
1. Georgetown, Ohio: U.S. Grant, Native Son. “Future President Ulysses S. Grant wasn't born in Georgetown, but he lived there for 16 years, longer than he lived anywhere else. That was enough of a connection for the town to want a statue in his honor. ...” (Submitted on June 30, 2019.)
2. Georgetown’s “Native Son” comes home. 2018 article in Maysville, KY, Ledger Independent. “The four sides of the Ulysses S. Grant ‘Native Son’ statue base is inscribed with Grant’s favorite quote, ‘Let Us Have Peace.’” (Submitted on June 30, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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