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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Georgetown, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Brown County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Brown County, OH (42) Adams County, OH (38) Clermont County, OH (94) Clinton County, OH (38) Highland County, OH (21) Bracken County, KY (11) Mason County, KY (47)  BrownCounty(42) Brown County (42)  AdamsCounty(38) Adams County (38)  ClermontCounty(94) Clermont County (94)  ClintonCounty(38) Clinton County (38)  HighlandCounty(21) Highland County (21)  BrackenCountyKentucky(11) Bracken County (11)  MasonCounty(47) Mason County (47)
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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1Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — 2-8 — Dixon-Washburn Log House
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
2Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — 3-8 — General Thomas Lyon Hamer1800-1846 — Teacher-Lawyer-Congressman-Soldier —
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
3Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — 12 — GeorgetownRaiders in the Town Square — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
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
4Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — 11-8 — Gist SettlementScott Township
Through the terms of his will, absentee British landowner Samuel Gist freed his 350 slaves in Virginia. Gist (c.1723-1815) intended that these freed people would remain on the land and receive instruction in Christianity and that schools . . . Map (db m136037) HM
5Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — Grant Schoolhouse State Memorial
Built circa 1829, Georgetown, Ohio. As a young boy Ulysses Grant attended classes at this site between 1829 and 1835.Map (db m166307) HM
6Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — School in the 1800sReading, 'riting, and 'rithmatic
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
7Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — The American Creed — Brown County Veterans Memorial —
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
8Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — The Washburn-Dixon Log House
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
9Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — Ulysses GrantAverage Student to U.S. President
Date of Birth April 27, 1822 education 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
10Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — Ulysses S. GrantNative Son — “...this place remained my home...” —
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
11Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — 1-8 — Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home
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
 
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