Season 1, Episode 47-My Top Ten Presidential Birthplaces and Season 1 Recap!

Handing out Birthplace Superlatives and Giving my Top 10 Favorite Birthplaces!

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S2 E18 Ulysses Grant and Galena Visiting the Presidents

Unconditionally Surrender to Ulysses Grant's Episode on his homes in St. Louis, Mount McGregor, and of course, Galena, Illinois. Learn about the 18th President's transition from military life to politics, his tumultuous presidency, his wife, Julia, and family, as well as his homes! Check out the website at for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: 1's Ulysses Grant Episode: "Ulysses Grant and Point Pleasant" Support the show
  1. S2 E18 Ulysses Grant and Galena
  2. BONUS! Interview with Presidential Visitor Brittany Faykosh Mellin
  3. S2 E17 Andrew Johnson and Greeneville
  4. S2 E16 Abraham Lincoln and Springfield
  5. S2 E15 James Buchanan and Wheatland

Top Ten Birthplaces

  1. William Henry Harrison’s Berkeley Plantation

2. Calvin Coolidge’s Plymouth Notch

3. Franklin Roosevelt’s Hyde Park

4. Abraham Lincoln’s Sinking Spring

5. John Adams’ Braintree and John Quincy Adams’ Quincy

6. William McKinley’s Niles

7. Gerald Ford’s Omaha

8. James Garfield’s Moreland Hills

9. Ronald Reagan’s Tampico

10. Andrew Jackson’s Waxhaws

Other Birthplace Superlatives

Most Improved

James Monroe’s Colonial Beach and Rutherford Hayes’ Delaware

Can’t Wait to Re-Visit

Grover Cleveland’s Caldwell and John F Kennedy’s Brookline

Coolest Experience

Thomas Jefferson’s Shadwell and Jimmy Carter’s Plains

Most Beautiful Setting

Herbert Hoover’s West Branch and Richard Nixon’s Yorba Linda

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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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