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Somerset in Perry County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Sheridan Homestead

 
 
The Sheridan Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 28, 2008
1. The Sheridan Homestead Marker
Inscription. The present frame dwelling was built by Gen. Sheridan for his parents in 1859. Under the large oak tree near the house, William Henry Harrison, Corwin, Ewing and Hamer addressed political meetings before the Civil War. In the grove in front of the house, called Sheridan's Grove, the "Three Year Men" of the Civil War held their first meeting.
 
Erected 1938 by Perry County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 47.933′ N, 82° 17.498′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Ohio, in Perry County. Marker is on Columbus Street (Ohio Route 13) half a mile south of Main Street (U.S. 22), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset OH 43783, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Seed of Catholic Education in Ohio / The Cradle of Catholicity in Ohio (approx. half a mile away); General Philip Henry Sheridan (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Sheridan Monument / 1829 Courthouse (approx. mile away); First Lutheran Synod (approx. 0.8 miles away); Zion Reformed Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); Birthplace of Thomas A. Hendricks
The Sheridan Homestead and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 28, 2008
2. The Sheridan Homestead and Marker
(approx. 9.5 miles away); Bremen World Wars Memorial (approx. 9.7 miles away); Wesley Chapel (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
Categories. HeroesWar, US Civil
 
The Sheridan Homestead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 28, 2008
3. The Sheridan Homestead
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,205 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on October 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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