Franklin in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Robert E. Lee
A Tribute on the Dixie Highway
Erected and dedicated by the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
in loving memory of
Robert E. Lee
and to mark the route of the
“the shaft memorial and highway straight
attest his worth – he cometh his own”
Erected 1927 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
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. Memorial was at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Hamilton- Middletown Road, on the right when traveling south on Dixie Highway. Marker has been relocated to 39° 34.754′ N, 84° 17.625′ W. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
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 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 31 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.