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A result of the Civil War was the founding of the Ohio Soldiers & Sailors Orphans Home in Xenia. the Honorable R. B. Hayes, later Governor and then President, helped organize it in 1869. At first it was in downtown Xenia, but moved to its present location in 1870. It started as a frame house. In 1870-71 this building, Grant Hall, was built. This home housed dependents of Ohio's Veterans.
Greene County, Ohio