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

General Thomas Lyon Hamer

1800-1846

 

—Teacher-Lawyer-Congressman-Soldier —

 
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By Don Morfe, August 21, 2008
1. General Thomas Lyon Hamer Marker
Inscription. Master Mason (1824), Georgetown Lodge No. 72, Free and Accepted Masons.

"...Hamer was one of the ablest men Ohio ever produced. I have always believed that had his life been spared, he would have been President of the United States..."

Ulysses S. Grant, Memoirs Vol. 1
 
Erected 1978 by Sixth District Past Masters and Officers, Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 38° 51.954′ N, 83° 54.115′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Ohio, in Brown County. Marker is on East Grant Avenue west of North Water Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Grant Boyhood Home. It is misnumbered on its face. The official marker number is 3-8, not 3-30. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 E. Grant Ave, Georgetown OH 45121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home (a few steps from this marker); Russell Shaw (approx. 6.2 miles away); Augusta World War Memorial
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By Don Morfe, August 21, 2008
2. General Thomas Lyon Hamer Marker
(approx. 8.4 miles away in Kentucky); Augusta College (approx. 8.4 miles away in Kentucky); Rankin House (approx. 8.6 miles away); Philip Buckner (1747-1820) (approx. 8.7 miles away in Kentucky); Augusta In Civil War (approx. 8.7 miles away in Kentucky); Augusta Confederate Monument (approx. 8.9 miles away in Kentucky).
 
Categories. Politics
 
General Thomas Lyon Hamer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 21, 2008
3. General Thomas Lyon Hamer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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