Season 2, Episode 20-James Garfield and Lawnfield

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Season 2, Episode 20-James Garfield and Lawnfield

One of the briefest presidencies, but with one of the most brilliant occupants of the office, learn about James Garfield, the 20th President. We’ll explore his political rise, his presidency, his wife, Lucretia, and family, and his home in Mentor, called Lawnfield!

Be sure to check out James Garfield’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “James Garfield and Moreland Hills”!

James Garfield National Historic Site official webpage from the National Park Service.

James Garfield’s Lawnfield from the National Park Service.

James Garfield National Historic Site from Cleveland Historical.

Virtual Tour of James Garfield’s Lawnfield from Google Arts and Culture.

From My July 2021 Visit!

From My August 2016 Visit!

James Garfield’s Lawnfield
Postcard of Lawnfield with added porch

James Garfield Home: Lawnfield, 8095 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, Ohio.

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Recommended Reading for James Garfield

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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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