Episode 13: Millard Fillmore and Moravia

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Season 1, Episode 13: Millard Fillmore and Moravia

Millard? Fillmore? President? Learn about Millard Fillmore’s rough and wild youth in Western New York, and his rise in the NY political environs of the first half of the 1800s.

Millard may be nobody’s idea of a “great” president, but his story rivals Abe Lincoln’s for his hard work and determination.

Millard Fillmore birthplace in Moravia.

Millard Fillmore, hometown celebrity.

Fillmore Glen State Park, where Fillmore’s replica cabin is available to visit (waterfalls nearby!).

Virtual tour of Fillmore Glen State Park.

Fillmore Replica Birth Cabin at Fillmore Glen State Park
Millard Fillmore portrait by George P.A. Healy.

Millard Fillmore Birthplace: Filmore and Salt Road, Moravia, New York.

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