Season 1, Episode 19-Rutherford Hayes and Delaware (OH)

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Season 1, Episode 19: Rutherford Hayes and Delaware (OH)

Rutherfraud? What isn’t a fraud is the birthplace improvements done to Rutherford Birchard Hayes’ birth commemoration in Delaware, Ohio.

The only birth site that is now a gas station, today there is a bit more celebration of Hayes’ life and contributions in this lovely town!

Rutherford Hayes Birthplace (original commemoration) from Atlas Obscura.

“Rutherford Hayes Birthplace Honored” updates from Delaware Gazette.

Be sure to check out Rutherford Hayes’ “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “Rutherford Hayes and Spiegel Grove”!

From my November 2015 Visit!

From my January 2021 Visit!

From My January 2022 Visit!

What the birthplace looked like
Sigh
Rutherford B. Hayes portrait by Daniel Huntington.

Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace: 17 E. William Street, Delaware, Ohio.

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