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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Georgetown, Ohio
Location of Georgetown, Ohio
► Brown County (42) ► Adams County (38) ► Clermont County (94) ► Clinton County (38) ► Highland County (21) ► Bracken County, Kentucky (11) ► Mason County, Kentucky (47)
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|This house originally stood at Logan’s Gap, Union Township. By tradition, it was constructed in 1783 by Indian scouts William Dixon and Cornelius Washburn who became residents of Brown County. Dixon lived in this house until 1800. — — Map (db m135937) HM|
|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..." . . . — — Map (db m70909) HM WM|
|Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan sent his brother, Colonel Richard
Morgan, and about 200 Confederate raiders on a foraging expedition into
Georgetown the morning of July 15, 1863. Elizabeth King wrote a letter to
Ulysses S. Grant in 1884 . . . — — Map (db m136005) HM|
|Through the terms of his will,
landowner Samuel Gist
freed his 350 slaves in Virginia.
that these freed people would
the land and
instruction in Christianity and that schools . . . — — Map (db m136037) HM|
|Built circa 1829, Georgetown, Ohio. As a young boy Ulysses Grant attended classes at this site between 1829 and 1835. — — Map (db m166307) HM|
Grant attended local schools from 1827 to 1838, most of those years
in Georgetown and in this building. Public schools as we know
them did not exist at the time. This was a private or subscription
school. Parents paid a tuition of $1.50 to $2 . . . — — Map (db m166308) HM|
|I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect . . . — — Map (db m136034) WM|
|Constructed in 1793 by William Dixon and Cornelius Washburn, Indian scouts who helped to clear for settlement the area that became Brown County. — — Map (db m135967) HM|
|Date of Birth
April 27, 1822
1827-1836 Local subscription school in Georgetown, Ohio
1836-1837 Boarding school in Maysville, Kentucky
1838-1839 Boarding school in Ripley, Ohio
1839-1843 U.S. Military Academy at West . . . — — Map (db m166309) HM|
| Commander of Union Army, 1864–1869. • 18th President of the United States, 1869–1877. • “Let Us Have Peace” —Ulysses S. Grant, 1968. — — Map (db m136031) HM|
U.S. Grant, general-in-chief of the Armies of the United States, 18th president and first native Ohioan to be elected chief executive, lived in this house from 1824 to 1839. Jesse R. Grant, his father, built the original part fronting Water . . . — — Map (db m70910) HM WM|