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Fremont in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Spiegel Grove

Rutherford B. Hayes Home

 
 
Spiegel Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2012
1. Spiegel Grove Marker
Inscription.  Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States. U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service 1963
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #19 Rutherford B. Hayes, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 41° 20.51′ N, 83° 7.769′ W. Marker is in Fremont, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hayes Avenue and Buckland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fremont OH 43420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Spiegel Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford B. Hayes (within shouting distance of this marker); Spiegel Grove State Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Croghan Gateway (about 600 feet
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By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2015
2. Spiegel Grove Marker
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away); Colonel Webb C. Hayes, M.H. (about 700 feet away); Captain Samuel Thomson (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Spiegel Grove (about 700 feet away); Maj. Gen’l. James B. McPherson (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fremont.
 
Also see . . .  Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. (Submitted on September 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Spiegel Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2015
3. Spiegel Grove Marker
Marker can be seen next to the window on the right.
Spiegel Grove image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2012
4. Spiegel Grove
Rutherford B. Hayes image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2015
5. Rutherford B. Hayes
This 1881 portrait by Eliphalet Andrews of Rutherford B. Hayes hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.

“The presidential election of 1876 was among the closest in American history. Although Democratic candidate Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote by 250,000, his Electoral College total was one short of the majority needed for election. Republican Rutherford B.Hayes would not concede because of disputed results in Florida, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Oregon. Both parties agreed to appoint an electoral Commission, which awarded the Florida vote and presidency to Hayes. A prior secret agreement between Republicans and Democrats made Hayes president in return for his withdrawal of federal troops from the South. This effectively ended Reconstruction and black political participation in the South and it restored the rule of the Democratic Party there. Even though he was not a strong president, Hayes did take initial steps toward curbing corruption in the civil service.

Hayes's portraitist, Eliphalet Andrews, was the founding director of Washington, D.C.'s Corcoran School of Art.” — National Portrait Gallery
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2012
6. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Graves of President & Mrs. Hayes image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2012
7. Graves of President & Mrs. Hayes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on September 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5. submitted on August 24, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on September 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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