We are heading back to the Buckeye State for another President, this time in the big city of Cincinnati, for William Howard Taft. Perhaps the most reluctant of our Ohio Presidents, and the one for whom being president was definitely a secondary achievement.
Learn about what happened to Taft’s birthplace, as well as how his childhood and ambition were shaped by his upbringing.
Tracking down Ol' Rough and Ready, Zachary Taylor, 12th President, and his homes in locations like Louisville, Baton Rouge, and along the Mississippi River! Learn about Zachary's military career and turn to politics, his brief administration, his wife, Peggy, and children, as well as what happened to his homes! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2022/05/17/season-2-episode-12-zachary-taylor-and-louisville/Season 1 Zachary Taylor Episode-"Zachary Taylor and Montebello"Support the show