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.
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; Sean & Liz Jones; Stephen Gilroy; Kurt Deion; AJ Mirra; April McKenzie; Matt & Megan Hochstetler; Caitlin Callahan; Brittany & Keith Mellin; Jim & Laurel Brehler; Erik Engartner; Patricia Argentina; Cara Steiner; Jamie & Ted Wilson; and Andrew Alexander!
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S2 E12 Zachary Taylor and Louisville – Visiting the Presidents
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Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, moved around the country frequently, and none of those homes are available for public view. We will explore Zachary’s rise through the military, his brief political career, his wife and family, and his homes! Be sure to check out Zachary Taylor’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from SeasonContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 12-Zachary Taylor and Louisville”
Learn about James Polk, maybe the hardest working, and certainly one of the most complex, Presidents. Hear about his unorthodox rise to the Presidency, his election and term, his dedicated wife, Sarah, and, of course, his home(s)! Be sure to check out James Polk’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “James Polk and Pineville”!Continue reading “Season 2, Episode 11-James Polk and Columbia”
An outlaw President with the outlaw hideout, John Tyler in his Sherwood Forest estate! Check out why John Tyler chose this home, its history and unique attractions, as well as John Tyler’s political career, elevation to the Presidency, and his wife and (many) children! Be sure to check out John Tyler’s “Visiting the Presidents” EpisodeContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 10-John Tyler and Sherwood Forest”