Glendower State Memorial

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Glendower
Glendower from Cincinnati Avenue.jpg
Front of the house
Glendower State Memorial is located in Ohio
Glendower State Memorial
Glendower State Memorial is located in the US
Glendower State Memorial
LocationLebanon, Ohio
Coordinates39°25′47.5″N 84°12′36″W / 39.429861°N 84.21000°W / 39.429861; -84.21000Coordinates: 39°25′47.5″N 84°12′36″W / 39.429861°N 84.21000°W / 39.429861; -84.21000
Built1836
ArchitectBennett, Amos
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference #70000521 [1]
Added to NRHPNovember 10, 1970

Glendower, now known as Glendower State Memorial or Glendower Mansion, is an historic Greek Revival style house located at 105 Cincinnati Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Cincinnati Avenue, in Lebanon, Ohio. It was built in 1836 by Amos Bennett for John Milton Williams, a Lebanon merchant, and named for Owen Glendower. It has been called "one of the finest examples of the Greek Revival architecture in the Middle West."

On November 10, 1970, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Current use[edit]

Until 2007, Glendower was operated and maintained by the Ohio Historical Society. On December 3, 2007, it was transferred to the Warren County Historical Society. The Society offers tours of the home from June through August.

The grounds of Glendower are often used by Civil War reenactors.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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