Harrison Tomb in North Bend   Save
Harrison Tomb in North Bend
Description: Original description reads: "Harrison Memorial State Park." Harrison's tomb and monument on Mt. Nebo in North Bend contains the remains of William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States. An obelisk of Bedford limestone, with marble entranceway, rises 60 feet above the tomb. From the terrace visitors have a spectacular panorama of the Ohio River valley. Harrison, who was born in Virginia in 1773, spent most of his adult life in Ohio and Indiana. He served as secretary to the territorial governor, senator, representative, and president, but he is most famous as a military hero. Harrison commanded the western army during the War of 1812. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B09F10_023_1
Subjects: Presidents--Tombs--United States; Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841)
Places: North Bend (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)