John Sherman Birthplace

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John Sherman Birthplace
John Sherman Birthplace, Lancaster, Ohio, US.jpg
Front of the house
John Sherman Birthplace is located in Ohio
John Sherman Birthplace
John Sherman Birthplace is located in the US
John Sherman Birthplace
Location 137 E. Main St., Lancaster, Ohio
Coordinates 39°42′50″N 82°36′02″W / 39.71394°N 82.6005°W / 39.71394; -82.6005Coordinates: 39°42′50″N 82°36′02″W / 39.71394°N 82.6005°W / 39.71394; -82.6005
Built 1823
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 birth and life of U.S. senator John Sherman and the life of one of his older brothers, 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 as a historic house museum by the Fairfield Heritage Association. Public tours are offered seasonally.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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). National Park Service.  and Accompanying three photos, exterior, from 1975 (32 KB)
  4. ^ "Homepage". Fairfield Heritage Association. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 

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