Episode 29: Warren Harding and Blooming Grove

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Season 1, Episode 29: Warren Harding and Blooming Grove

Heading back to Ohio for the final time to visit tiny Blooming Grove and the birthplace of Warren Harding. While the new Warren Harding Presidential Library in Marion is doing much of the heavy-lifting for a historical re-examination for Warren Harding, his hometown of Blooming Grove could use more commemoration!

Article about the Harding Birthplace in Galion Inquirer.

Article on Corsica in Richland Source.

From my June 2016 Visit!

From my June 2021 Visit!

Warren Harding Birthplace image
Warren Harding birthplace
Harding Birthplace with a porch
Corsica, now Blooming Grove
Warren Harding Portrait by Edmund Hodgson Smart

Warren Harding Birthplace: 6297 State Route 97, Galion, Ohio.

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Recommended Reading for Warren Harding

Dean, John W. Warren G. Harding: The American Presidents Series.

Sinclair, Andrew. The Available Man: The Life Behind the Masks of Warren G. Harding.

Hall, Sheryl Smart. Warren G. Harding & the Marion Daily Star:: How Newspapering Shaped a President.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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