Season 2, Episode 9-William Henry Harrison and Grouseland

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  1. S2 E12 Zachary Taylor and Louisville
  2. S2 E11 James Polk and Columbia
  3. S2 E10 John Tyler and Sherwood Forest
  4. S2 E9 William Henry Harrison and Grouseland
  5. S2 E8 Martin Van Buren and Lindenwald

We are heading to the Midwest for William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, and Grouseland, his home in Vincennes, Indiana. The home is the only surviving home (we will talk about the famous North Bend, Ohio, estate that birthed his famous grandson), and we will cover his military and political career, his wife, Anna, and many children!

Be sure to check out William Henry Harrison’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “William Henry Harrison and Berkeley Plantation!”

William Henry Harrison’s Grouseland official site.

Grouseland site from the National Park Service.

Grouseland from Discover Indiana.

“Life at North Bend” Historical Marker information.

From My June 2021 Visit!

From My August 2020 Visit to North Bend!

Pre-Renovation Territorial Chamber

William Henry Harrison House, Grouseland: 3 W. Scott Street, Vincennes, Indiana.

Recommended Reading for William Henry Harrison

Robert M. Owens, Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy.
Freeman Cleaves, William Henry Harrison and HIs Time.

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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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