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Mentor in Lake County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lawnfield

 
 
Lawnfield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
1. Lawnfield Marker
Inscription.  
Home of
James A. Garfield
Twentieth President of the
United States of America

"How sweet and inviting the
dear home beckons me away among
the green fields of Mentor."

From a letter written by
James Garfield to his wife
Lucretia on May 29, 1877

 
Erected 1985 by Monument Builders of Ohio.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #20 James A. Garfield series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1876.
 
Location. 41° 39.915′ N, 81° 21.054′ W. Marker is in Mentor, Ohio, in Lake County. Marker is on the grounds of James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8095 Mentor Avenue, Mentor OH 44060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James A. Garfield's "Lawnfield" (here, next to this marker); James A. Garfield and the Civil War (here, next to this marker); Gasholder Building (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Garfield's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Carriage House (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Connection (within shouting distance of this marker); Windmill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Campaign Office (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mentor.
 
Also see . . .  James A. Garfield National Historic Site. (Submitted on November 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Lawnfield Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
2. Lawnfield Markers
Sundial on Lawnfield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
3. Sundial on Lawnfield Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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