Remarkable Ohio


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ALERT: There is another marker 1-8 in Adams County, 'Rome.'

1-8 Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home

Side A: 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 Street in 1824 and later built an addition fronting Main Cross Street, now Grant Avenue. “This place remained my home, until at the age of seventeen, in 1839, I went to West Point.” Memoirs of U.S. Grant
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Ohio Historical Society and the Ohio Civil War Cenntenial Commission
Address: 219 E. Grant Avenue, 
Location: U. S. Grant Boyhood Home State Historic Site
Latitude: 38.8659480
Longitude: -83.9019870