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U.S. Grant Boyhood Home & Schoolhouse Historic Sites

219 E Grant Ave, Georgetown, Ohio 45121 USA

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“where grant lived until he left for west point”

Explore young Ulysses S .Grant’s life by visiting the school he attended and his boyhood home, restored to its 1839 appearance, the year Grant left for West Point. At this National Historic Landmark, hear from the young man himself as he describes growing up in rural Ohio and learn how his early days formed the character of a future general and president. Average visit time: Allow 1+ hours The U.S. Grant Boyhood Home in Georgetown, Ohio was the home of Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president of the United States, from 1823, when Grant was one year old, until 1839, when he left to attend West Point. Grant lived in this home longer than any other house during his lifetime. In 1976, the house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Georgetown’s nationally-known wildlife artist, John Ruthven, and his late wife, Judy, who was an active preservationist, bought the Grant Boyhood Home in 1977 to ensure its future. The Ruthvens restored and furnished the house, with one room dedicated to Grant memorabilia, and added a wing to the rear for exhibit space. It has been open to visitors since 1982 when it was named a National Historic Landmark, the highest designation awarded to historic properties by the federal government. In 2002, the Ruthvens donated the Grant Boyhood Home to the State of Ohio, which placed it under the auspices of the Ohio History Connection. A multi-year $1.4 million restoration of the Grant Boyhood Home was completed in 2013. The U.S. Grant Boyhood Home & Schoolhouse are locally managed by the Ulysses S. Grant Homestead Association.

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U.S. Grant Boyhood Home & Schoolhouse Historic Sites

219 E Grant Ave
Georgetown, Ohio
45121 USA

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