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Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman

 
 
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
1. Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, Feb 8, 1820; John Sherman – Statesman, May 10, 1823.
 
Erected 1927 by Grand Army of the Republic and allied organizations.
 
Location. 39° 42.828′ N, 82° 36.024′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker is on East Main Stret (U.S. 22) east of Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 E Main St, Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 140 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Sifford House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Ewing House (within shouting distance of this marker); Giani-Mumaugh Memorial
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2019
2. Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Landmark Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Fairfield Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); City Hall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  Sherman House Museum. “The Sherman House Museum was the birthplace of General William Tecumseh Sherman and his brother, U.S. Senator John Sherman, and home to the remarkable Sherman Family. The original frame home built in 1811 consists of a parlor/dining room, kitchen, master bedroom, and children’s bedroom. The Sherman Family’s 1816 addition to the house included a parlor and study for the father, Judge Charles Sherman.” (Submitted on July 27, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. Sherman House
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
3. Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Marker
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2019
4. Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman Landmark Marker
1863 Three Inch Ordnance Rifle image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
5. 1863 Three Inch Ordnance Rifle
Tablet in front of rifle reads “1863 three inch ordnance rifle Civil War artillery piece presented to Sherman House by Joseph D. Rockey.”
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   2. submitted on August 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on August 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on July 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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