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Birthplaces


Point Pleasant

Grant Hs

Grant Birthplace
1551 State Route 232, Point Pleasant, about 5 miles east of New Richmond
800-283-8932
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   The three-room cottage built in 1817 has been restored and furnished with period items. The famed U.S. military commander and President was born here April 27, 1822.
   Open April–October Wednesday–Saturday 9:30 am–5 pm, Sunday 1–5 pm. $3/adult.

Lancaster

Sherman House Museum
137 E Main St, Lancaster OH 43130
740-654-9923
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    Original frame house built in 1811 was the birthplace of Gen. William T. Sherman (Feb 8, 1820) and his brother Sen. John Sherman. House tours include furnishings owned by the general and other family memorabilia, a museum room and a recreation of Sherman’s field tent with several items he used during the war. Open mid-April to mid-November Tuesday–Saturday 1–4 pm. $6/adult.

CusterNew Rumley

Custer Memorial
46320 Cadiz-Junction Road,
Hopedale OH 43976 (north side of Route 646)
740-945-6415
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   Bronze statue stands at the site of the birth of George Armstrong Custer, Civil War hero and ill-fated Indian fighter. Only the foundation of the house remains where Custer was born Dec. 5, 1839. Exhibit pavilion on site. Open daily. Free.


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