Here’s The Story Behind This 180-Foot-Tall James A. Garfield Memorial In Ohio

Ohio is known as the Mother of Presidents as seven U.S. presidents were born in the Buckeye State. (Ohio also claims bragging rights to William Henry Harrison, who was born in Virginia but settled in Ohio.) Among the ranks, James. A Garfield was born in Orange Township (now Moreland Hills), a beautiful locale in the Greater Cleveland area. He passed away in 1881, and Lake View Cemetery was chosen as his final resting place. This is why there is a 180-foot-tall James A. Garfield Memorial in Cleveland, Ohio, but it’s only part of the story, as you’ll soon see…

Have you visited the James A. Garfield Memorial in Cleveland, Ohio, before? Did you know about his life and legacy?

If you’re curious about another Ohio-born president, check out this historic footage of William McKinley, the oldest ever taken in the state.

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