Very few towns love their President like Springfield, Illinois, loves Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, and iconic beard and top hat-wearer! Learn about Lincoln’s political rise, his election and chaotic term, his wife, Mary, and sons, and his home in Springfield!
Our longest serving President had some wonderful estates to call home, each wonderfully preserved! Let's Visit Franklin Roosevelt and his homes in Warm Springs, Georgia, (the "Little White House"!) and Hyde Park, New York, as well as stops in Manhattan and Campobello Island! Learn about his political rise and struggles to overcome his illness; his elections and Presidency; his wife, Eleanor, and children; and his homes! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page:Season 1’s Franklin Roosevelt Episode: "Franklin Roosevelt and Hyde Park" Support the show