Season 1, Episode 20-James Garfield and Moreland Hills

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Season 1, Episode 20: James Garfield and Moreland Hills

Our third straight Buckeye President, and among the most brilliant, James Garfield, born on the banks of the Cuyahoga!

One of the stronger birthplace commemorations (save the weird statue!) and fitting tributes to another of the log cabin Presidents!

James Garfield Birth Site Monument from Ohio Traveler.

James Garfield Birth Site enhancement plan from Moreland Hills Historical Society.

President James Garfield Birthplace on Facebook.

From My August 2016 Visit!

From My June 2021 Visit!

From the boulder on the site.
Garfield Birthplace cabin.
Garfield Birthplace from True Stories of the Presidents
James Garfield portrait by Calvin Curtis.

James Garfield Birthplace: 4350 S.O.M. Center Road, Moreland Hills, Ohio.

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3 thoughts on “Season 1, Episode 20-James Garfield and Moreland Hills

  1. Hi Joe – JAG’s brother James Ballou was not stillborn. He was born on October 31, 1826 and died, in Eliza’s lap and arms, on January 28, 1829. Also, the original Garfields in America came from Britain and settled in Watertown, MA. Eliza’s family, the Ballous, were the French Huguegenots. My comments are just meant to be helpful. Enjoyed the podcast. Best regards, Debbie Weinkamer (Docent @ the birthplpace cabin, Lead Volunteer @ James A. Garfield National Historic Site, and portrayer of Lucretia Garfield.

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