Remarkable Ohio


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15-18 Birthplace of James A. Garfield

Side A: James Abram Garfield, 20th President of the United States, was born here in 1831. His father died when he was two, but the family remained on the farm where James helped when he was not attending school. He continued to live here through his years as a driver and bowsman on the canal and as a student at Geauga Seminary and Hiram Eclectic Institute (later Hiram College). He left here in 1859 when he was elected to the Ohio Senate.
Side B: Birthplace of : James Abram Garfield, 20th President of the United States, November 19, 1831. This was formerly called Orange Township.
Sponsors: The Moreland Hills Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Immediately N of 4350 SOM Center Road, 
Moreland Hills, 
Location: Just N of the Moreland Hills municipal buildings
Latitude: 41.4366610
Longitude: -81.4438986