Season 2, Episode 14-Franklin Pierce and Concord

S2 E19 Rutherford Hayes and Spiegel Grove Visiting the Presidents

Rutherford Hayes' fraudulent status did not extend to his amazing home, Spiegel Grove, in Fremont, Ohio! Listen as we explore Hayes' political rise; his approach to his single term as 19th President; his wife, Lucy, and family; as well as his incredible home! Check out the website at for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Season 1's Rutherford Hayes Episode: "Rutherford Hayes and Delaware (OH)"Support the show
  1. S2 E19 Rutherford Hayes and Spiegel Grove
  2. S2 E18 Ulysses Grant and Galena
  3. BONUS! Interview with Presidential Visitor Brittany Faykosh Mellin
  4. S2 E17 Andrew Johnson and Greeneville
  5. S2 E16 Abraham Lincoln and Springfield

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.

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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