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Mentor in Lake County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lawnfield

 
 
Lawnfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
1. Lawnfield Marker
Inscription.
Home of
James A. Garfield
Twentieth President of the
United States of America

"How sweet and inviting the
dear home beckons me away among
the green fields of Mentor."

From a letter written by
James Garfield to his wife
Lucretia on May 29, 1877

 
Erected 1985 by Monument Builders of Ohio.
 
Location. 41° 39.915′ N, 81° 21.054′ W. Marker is in Mentor, Ohio, in Lake County. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8095 Mentor Avenue, Mentor OH 44060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James A. Garfield's "Lawnfield" (here, next to this marker); James A. Garfield and the Civil War (here, next to this marker); Gasholder Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Garfield's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Carriage House (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Connection (within shouting distance of this marker); Windmill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Campaign Office (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mentor.
 
Also see . . .
Lawnfield Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
2. Lawnfield Markers
 James A. Garfield National Historic Site. (Submitted on November 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Sundial on Lawnfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
3. Sundial on Lawnfield Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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