Season 1, Episode 23-Benjamin Harrison and North Bend

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Season 1, Episode 23: Benjamin Harrison and North Bend

Travel to North Bend, Ohio, the home of one president and the birthplace of another, his grandson! Benjamin Harrison, our fourth Ohio President, and the only grandson of a president to join granddad (and serve a full term), learn about Benjamin Harrison and his efforts to live up to the family legacy!

Benjamin Harrison birthplace by Touring Ohio.

Cleveland Plain Dealer’s article on North Bend.

Harrison-Symmes Memorial Museum, Benjamin’s family legacy.

Be sure to check out Benjamin Harrison’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “Benjamin Harrison and Indianapolis”!

From my August 2020 Visit!

From My June 2015 Visit!

North Bend estate, William Henry’s home and Benjamin’s birthplace (burned in 1859).
North Bend Estate in background.
North Bend estate along the Ohio River.
The Point, the home where John Scott moved young Benjamin and his siblings.
Benjamin Harrison Portrait by Eastman Johnson.

Benjamin Harrison Birthplace: 23 Washington Avenue, North Bend, Ohio.

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