John Sherman Birthplace

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John Sherman Birthplace
John Sherman Birthplace.jpg
Front of the house
John Sherman Birthplace is located in Ohio
John Sherman Birthplace
Location 137 E. Main St., Lancaster, Ohio
Coordinates 39°42′50″N 82°35′43″W / 39.71389°N 82.59528°W / 39.71389; -82.59528Coordinates: 39°42′50″N 82°35′43″W / 39.71389°N 82.59528°W / 39.71389; -82.59528
Built 1823
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 66000609
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHL January 29, 1964[2]

Sherman Birthplace, also known as Sherman House Museum is a site in Lancaster, Ohio significant for its association with births and lives of U.S. senator John Sherman and one of his older brother's William T. Sherman, a Union general in the American Civil War.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1964.[2][3]

The house is located at 137 E. Main St. in Lancaster, and is operated by the Fairfield Heritage Association.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Sherman Birthplace". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  3. ^ Joseph S. Mendinghall, Cecil McKithan and William Birdsell (January, 1978). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination:  PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying three photos, exterior, from 1975 PDF (32 KB)

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