Season 2, Episode 10-John Tyler and Sherwood Forest

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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

An outlaw President with the outlaw hideout, John Tyler in his Sherwood Forest estate! Check out why John Tyler chose this home, its history and unique attractions, as well as John Tyler’s political career, elevation to the Presidency, and his wife and (many) children!

Be sure to check out John Tyler’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “John Tyler and Greenway Plantation”!

John Tyler’s Sherwood Forest Plantation website.

John Tyler’s Sherwood Forest from the National Parks Service.

Sherwood Forest from

Tour of Sherwood Forest from CSPAN.

From My July 2021 Visit!

Sherwood Forest from Postcard History.
Sherwood Forest Dining Room from Richmond Times-Dispatch.
The stunning 68-foot long Ballroom Tyler had constructed from

John Tyler’s Sherwood Forest, 14501 John Tyler Memorial Highway, Charles City, Virginia.

Recommended Reading for John Tyler

Christopher Leahy, President Without a Party: The Life of John Tyler.
Edward Crapol, John Tyler: The Accidental President.
Oliver Perry Chitwood, John Tyler: Champion of the Old South.

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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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