Season 2, Episode 22-Grover Cleveland and Princeton

S2 E24 NOT Grover Cleveland's Second Term Question and Answer Episode Visiting the Presidents

How many of us just want a second chance? Grover Cleveland did, winning the popular vote for the third straight time (only Andrew Jackson and Franklin Roosevelt can claim that!) and becoming our only president to serve non-consecutive terms!We won’t do his home at Westland over…Check out Episode 22, "Grover Cleveland and Princeton," for that info! Instead, Episode 24 is a Question and Answer with questions submitted by listeners of the “Visiting the Presidents” podcast!Among the Questions Answered: Who is the best "Never-Ran"? What do I look for on a Re-Visit at a Presidential site? Which Presidents made the most money after the Presidency? Which Presidents could have used a Grover Cleveland-esque cooling off period between terms? What were some of the Presidents' favorite books? Who was among our most stylish Presidents? What effect did that have? How did the First Lady's role change over time? Which Presidential site makes the best wedding venue? Which Presidential home would I most have wanted to grow up in? Check out the website at for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: "Season 2 NOT Grover Cleveland's Second Term Question and Answer Episode" Season 1's "NOT Grover Cleveland's Second Term Question and Answer Episode" Support the show
  1. S2 E24 NOT Grover Cleveland's Second Term Question and Answer Episode
  2. S2 E23 Benjamin Harrison and Indianapolis
  3. S2 E22 Grover Cleveland and Princeton
  4. S2 E21 Chester Alan Arthur and Manhattan
  5. BONUS! Interview with Presidential Visitor Kurt Deion!

Grover Cleveland built his life in Buffalo, but he came home to New Jersey after the White House. Learn about Grover’s political career; his star-crossed private life, and family; his unique Presidency; and what became of his home in Princeton!

Be sure to check out Grover Cleveland’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Grover Cleveland and Caldwell”!

Grover Cleveland Home: Westland from National Park Service.

Grover Cleveland Home from

Westland from American Landmarks.

“Where Was Grover Cleveland’s Home?” from Cleveland Park Historical Society.

Woodley Mansion from DCHistoric Sites.

From My July 2022 Visit!

From Cleveland Park, location of Oak View

Grover Cleveland on the front porch of Westland
The Clevelands at Oak View

Grover Cleveland Home: Westland, 15 Hodge Road, Princeton, NJ.

Recommended Reading for Grover Cleveland

H. Paul Jeffers, An Honest President: The Life and Presidencies of Grover Cleveland.
Charles Lachman, A Secret Life: The Lies and Scandals of President Grover Cleveland.
Matthew Algeo, The President Is a Very Sick Man.
Allan Nevins, Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage.
Mark Wahlgren Summers, Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion: The Making of a President, 1884.

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