Lancaster in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairfield County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Original Lancaster Methodist's Bell (about 500 feet away); St. Mary's Church Centennial Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (about 500 feet away); William Tecumseh Sherman (about 500 feet away); General William Tecumseh Sherman (about 600 feet away); The Ohio Military Hall of Fame (about 600 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 Persons • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,163 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.