SPIEGEL GROVE (Rutherford B. Hayes Home)

A National Historic Landmark
National Register Number: 66000624

Location: 1337 Hayes, City of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Geographic Coordinates: 41.3420N 83.1263W

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 29, 1964):
Completed in 1863 and later enlarged, Spiegel Grove was built as a summer home for Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-1893), 19th President of the United States (1877-1881). Both Hayes and his wife are buried here. A library and museum in a separate structure preserve family memorabilia.

Links: RBHayes Presidential Center, National Park Service and Wikipedia RB Hayes Center & Spiegel Grove

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