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Georgetown in Brown County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ulysses S. Grant

Native Son

 

— “...this place remained my home...” —

 
Ulysses S. Grant Monument, Georgetown, Ohio image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
1. Ulysses S. Grant Monument, Georgetown, Ohio
Inscription.  
Commander of Union Army, 1864–1869. • 18th President of the United States, 1869–1877. • “Let Us Have Peace” —Ulysses S. Grant, 1968.
 
Erected 2012 by the U. S. Grant Homestead Association and the Village of Georgetown.
 
Location. 38° 51.969′ N, 83° 54.25′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Ohio, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of East Grant Avenue and North Main Street, on the right when traveling east on East Grant Avenue. It is across from the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 E Grant Ave, Georgetown OH 45121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Georgetown (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Creed (within shouting distance of this marker); General Thomas Lyon Hamer (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home (about 700 feet away); The Washburn-Dixon Log House (approx.
“Native Son” by Eric Oderg image. Click for full size.
Photograph by J.J. Prats, June 11, 2019
2. “Native Son” by Eric Oderg
0.3 miles away); Dixon-Washburn Log House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gist Settlement (approx. 3.3 miles away); Russell Shaw (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Georgetown, Ohio: U.S. Grant, Native Son. “Future President Ulysses S. Grant wasn't born in Georgetown, but he lived there for 16 years, longer than he lived anywhere else. That was enough of a connection for the town to want a statue in his honor. ...” (Submitted on June 30, 2019.) 

2. Georgetown’s “Native Son” comes home. 2018 article in Maysville, KY, Ledger Independent. “The four sides of the Ulysses S. Grant ‘Native Son’ statue base is inscribed with Grant’s favorite quote, ‘Let Us Have Peace.’” (Submitted on June 30, 2019.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Left Panel of Statue’s Base image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
3. Left Panel of Statue’s Base
General Grant poses for the photographer in front of his field tent.
Right Panel of Statue’s Base image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
4. Right Panel of Statue’s Base
President Grant is shown sitting with a book in his hands.
Back Panel of Statue’s Base image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
5. Back Panel of Statue’s Base
“Let us Have Peace” —Ulysses S. Grant, 1868.
Front Panel of Statue’s Base image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
6. Front Panel of Statue’s Base
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
 
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