Visiting the Presidents

Visiting the Presidents

with Joe Faykosh

“Visiting the Presidents” takes listeners through the birthplaces, homes, gravesites, libraries, and other historical sites associated with the Presidents of the United States. Also exploring the childhoods, lives, loves, careers, and deaths of these presidents through the sites that were touched by them.

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Thank you to “Visiting the Presidents” donors: Sami & Tom Faykosh; Nancy & Terry Wehrkamp; Debbie & Dennis Faykosh; Harvey & Caci Hyman; Connie & Adam Luck; Jim & Katherine Hyman; Gail Rittenhouse; Stephanie Gaskill; Sean & Liz Jones; Stephen Gilroy; Kurt Deion; Alexis Mirra; April McKenzie; Matt & Megan Hochstetler; Caitlin Callahan; Brittany & Keith Mellin; Jim & Laurel Brehler; Erik Engartner; Patricia Argentina; Cara Steiner; Jamie & Ted Wilson; Candy & Ben Phelps; Lanna Demers and Craig Hunter; Kenneth Robinson; Thomas Kalina; Kristin and Steve Wendell; and Andrew Alexander!

Check out the Most Recent Episodes!

S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch Visiting the Presidents

Heading to the Lone Star State and the bigger-than-life Lyndon Johnson and LBJ Ranch! Learn about our 36th President and his political rise; his vice presidency and Presidency; his wife, Lady Bird, and daughters; and his homes! Check out the website at for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: 1's Lyndon Johnson Episode: "Lyndon Johnson and Stonewall"Support the show
  1. S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch
  2. S2 E35 John F Kennedy and Hyannis Port
  3. S2 E34 Dwight Eisenhower and Gettysburg
  4. BONUS! Christmas With the Presidents!
  5. S2 E33 Harry S Truman and Independence
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Season 2, Episode 36-Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch

There’s no place like…Texas?! Lyndon Johnson never strayed too far from the Johnson Ranch outside Stonewall, except when serving in Washington. LBJ was born, lived, and is buried on the same piece of property, and his beloved ranch bears his imprint. Learn about Lyndon’s political rise; his vice presidency and Presidency; his wife, Lady Bird,…

Season 2, Episode 35-John F Kennedy and Hyannis Port

Another world traveler as President, John F Kennedy had homes all over the country: Palm Beach, rural Virginia, and, of course, Hyannisport, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Explore John F Kennedy’s political rise; his election and Presidency; his iconic wife, Jacqueline, and children; as well as his homes! Be sure to check out John F Kennedy’s…

Season 2, Episode 34-Dwight Eisenhower and Gettysburg

Dwight Eisenhower moved around throughout his career, living in had 28 different homes in his life, before finally settling in a home for he and his wife, Mamie. We will explore his military career and turn to politics; his elections and Presidency; his wife and son; and his homes! Be sure to check out Dwight…

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10 thoughts on “Visiting the Presidents

  1. No word on why you don’t discuss the presidency of Trump? You deleted my last question and I’m assuming you don’t like Trump. Meanwhile you are visiting presidents that were slave owners and racists. You acknowledge President Woodrow Wilson who has a huge racist.


    1. I haven’t deleted your questions, but I also don’t think you’re communicating in good faith. There is a whole episode dedicated to Donald Trump’s childhood and birthplace, that I did visit and you can find on the website.


  2. I was excited to discover this website. I want to to thank you for your time just for this fantastic read!! I definitely enjoyed every little bit of it and I have you book-marked to see new things on your web site.


  3. Joe, I just listened to your March 22 episode on Montpelier. I appreciated the fact that you updated the episode with the news about the Montpelier Foundation Board’s reversal of their agreement to share power with the Montpelier Descendant Committee. In case you don’t know, two days ago they went a step further into the old-white-supremacist-guy-abyss and FIRED Dr. Matthew Reeves, Dr. Elizabeth Chew and other staff members as well as suspending Dr Mary Furlong Minkoff and Christopher Pasch. OUTRAGEOUS!
    Here is link to NPR story today:


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