Grant http://wvxu.org en Georgetown dedicating Grant statue Saturday http://wvxu.org/post/georgetown-dedicating-grant-statue-saturday <p>Georgetown will dedicate a statue Saturday honoring Ulysses S. Grant, who spent part of his childhood in the village about 50 miles east of Cincinnati.</p><p>Village officials and historians worked for several years on getting a statue to honor Grant.&nbsp; It’s located in the downtown area next to the historic Brown County Courthouse.</p><p>Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, in 1822 and his family moved to Georgetown about a year after we was born.&nbsp; He lived there until age 17 when he left for the United States Military Academy at West Point.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:27:38 +0000 Jay Hanselman 3004 at http://wvxu.org Georgetown dedicating Grant statue Saturday