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Sherman House Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Sherman's birthplace

If you are into American history than this is one place you must visit. You will learn quite a bit... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Dklinker
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Lancaster, Ohio
Very Interesting with Excellent Tour!

Worthwhile tour of the interesting Sherman family, featuring William T Sherman. History Buffs will... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
traveltimetoo
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Alabama
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The Sherman House Museum in Lancaster, Ohio is the birthplace of General William Tecumseh Sherman and his younger brother U.S. Senator John Sherman. This 1811 home features an outstanding Civil War exhibit and Sherman family treasures. It is listed...more
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137 E Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3713
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you are into American history than this is one place you must visit. You will learn quite a bit about William and his brother John.

Date of experience: August 2018
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FairHeritage, Public Relations Manager at Sherman House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

We are delighted to know you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Worthwhile tour of the interesting Sherman family, featuring William T Sherman. History Buffs will learn things they didn’t know. Tour guide is great! Informative and fun. Recommended... 1–1/2 hours.

Date of experience: October 2018
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FairHeritage, Public Relations Manager at Sherman House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went after coffee, was very convenient to walk to. Many of the pieces in the home were from the family. Was impressed with the knowledge the guide gave us.

Date of experience: October 2018
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FairHeritage, Public Relations Manager at Sherman House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

There are so many misrepresentations of Sherman, that a true historian needs to review the facts. This is the place to start. Sherman spent a good part of his career in the South and he loved the South. The facts make the irony poignant. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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FairHeritage, Public Relations Manager at Sherman House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

General Tecumseh Sherman burned his way from Atlanta on his march to the sea through Georgia to Savannah during the Civil War. This is his house. The guided tour was very informative, capturing the history of the general and life in the mid-1800's in central...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

The house is small but our tour guide was well versed in the history of the house which made it interesting. We learned a lot about the General ... and his brother John ... which actually played well for framing William T's history. I just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This is a wonderful way to find out interesting facts about Gen. Sherman and his upbringing until he was sent off the live with the Ewings upon the death of his father. Upstairs is a collection of period weapons. Our docent enthusiastically conducted our small...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Scott P
Reviewed October 16, 2017

When in the area of downtown Lancaster, Ohio (and who doesn't pass this way upon occasion when in central Ohio?) be sure to stop at The Sherman House, just east of Downtown on US22. The birthplace of William Tecumseh "Cump" Sherman is a small museum...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank margarethZ3248RD
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Beautiful Civil War home of the Sherman's. Great Paintings on the walls and my guide explained all of them, very interesting. Many unusual items in the house and our guide made it fun in letting us guess what they were. General Sherman was very shrewd...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank terrsall
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Really enjoyed our visit. had to park along the street.Loved the collection of guns & swords. Had a very informative tour guide. our tour was over an hour long, if your a civil war buff its a must see stop,

Date of experience: October 2016
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$6 per person .... unless you are military and then it's free.
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$6 to get in unless you are military. Sorry ... this question just popped up on my feed. I hope you had a great day with your daughter regardless.
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