: Original description reads: “President Harrison’s Tomb. North Bend, Hamilton Co. O.”
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.
: SA1039AV_B06F10_012_1 Subjects
: Presidents--Tombs--United States; Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841) Places
: North Bend (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)