Season 2, Episode 14-Franklin Pierce and Concord

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Season 2, Episode 14: Franklin Pierce and Concord

Checking out the Granite State and the homes of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States in Concord, New Hampshire. Learn about Franklin’s unique political career, his tumultuous home life, and the stunning election and disappointing presidency, as well as his homes!

Be sure to check out Franklin Pierce’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Franklin Pierce and Hillsborough.”

Pierce Manse official website.

“A Special Home for N.H.’s President” from the Concord Monitor.

“Doorstep Defended by Franklin Pierce” from Roadside America.

From My Summer 2020 Visit!

From Pierce Manse website

Franklin Pierce Manse: 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane, Concord, New Hampshire.

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Recommended Reading for Franklin Pierce

Roy Franklin Nichols, Young Hickory of the Granite Hills.
Peter Wallner, Franklin Pierce: Martyr for the Union.
Larry Gira, The Presidency of Franklin Pierce.

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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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