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Franklin in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Robert E. Lee

A Tribute on the Dixie Highway

 

—One of Many, Only One North of the Ohio River —

 
Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
1. Robert E. Lee Marker
close up of casting, showing text
Inscription. (logo- Lee on horse)
Erected and dedicated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and Friends in loving memory of
Robert E. Lee
and to mark the route of the Dixie Highway

“the shaft memorial and highway straight attest his worth – he cometh his own”
- Littlefield-
 
Erected 1927 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 39° 32.698′ N, 84° 18.936′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Hamilton- Middletown Rd, on the right when traveling south on Dixie Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at southwest corner of intersection across from Woodhill Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6894 S Dixie Hwy, Franklin OH 45005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin In The Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); Preservation of Log Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Old Log Post Office

Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
2. Robert E. Lee Marker
full view of marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); The Thirkield Store (approx. 1.2 miles away); Robert Cumming Schenck (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lewis Davis Campbell (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Mackinaw Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
More about this marker. There are multiple identical markers (the casting)throughout the south, but this is the only one known in Ohio
 
Additional keywords. United Daughters of the Confederacy
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
3. Robert E. Lee Marker
marker can be seen at a distance
Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
4. Robert E. Lee Marker
Confederate Flag Holder, you don't see many of these in Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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