Season 2, Episode 15-James Buchanan and Wheatland

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

We are heading to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the home of James Buchanan, 15th President, at Wheatland! Learn about Buchanan’s political rise, his unique personal life, as well as his treasured Wheatland!

Be sure to check out James Buchanan’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “James Buchanan and Cove Gap.”

James Buchanan’s Wheatland official site from Lancaster History.

James Buchanan’s Wheatland from the National Park Service.

James Buchanan’s Wheatland and Lancaster History from Discover Lancaster.

From My July 2021 Visit!

From My July 2020 Visit!

Historical images from postcards and LancasterHistory.

James Buchanan’s Wheatland, 1120 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Recommended Reading for James Buchanan

Thomas Balcerski, Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King.
Garry Boulard, The Worst President: The Story of James Buchanan.
Philip Klein, President James Buchanan: A Biography.
Jeffrey Smith, A Prelude to War: The Presidency of James Buchanan.

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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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