Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Burnet House
On March 20, 1864, Generals Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman met in Parlor A to coordinate their campaigns against Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA, eventually leading to Union victory in the Civil War. After the war, Parlor A was used by local veterans for the Grand Army of the Republic meetings.
The register of the hotel bears the names of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, James Buchanan, Stephen A. Douglas, Salmon P. Chase, and Horace Greeley. The hotel stopped operations on July 15, 1926, and was razed the same year.
Marker Erected by the Cincinnati Civil War Round Table
Erected 2012 by Cincinnati Civil War Round Table.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #15 James Buchanan series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 12, 1861.
Location. 39° 5.928′ N, 84° 30.75′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Vine Street and Third Street East on Vine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First High Rise Concrete Frame Building in the United States (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Berlin Wall (about 600 feet away); Greek Revival Architecture Example (about 800 feet away); Kennedy Speech (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salmon Portland Chase (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ernie Lombardi (approx. ¼ mile away); Ted Kluszewski (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank Robinson (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
Also see . . . Historical Marker on the Site of the Burnet House (CCWRT). Information on the Burnet House, its (Submitted on September 24, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 24, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.