Season 2, Episode 27-William Howard Taft and Washington, D.C.

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Season 2, Episode 27: William Howard Taft and Washington, DC

Heading to the nation’s capital and the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, D.C., for the home of William Howard Taft, 27th President and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Learn about William’s judicial and political rise; his Presidency; his wife, Helen, and family; as well as his homes!

Be sure to check out William Howard Taft’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “William Howard Taft and Cincinnati”!

William Howard Taft Home from History’s Homes.

William Howard Taft’s Connecticut Avenue Apartment from DC Curbed.

The Quarry, the Taft Cincinnati Home from Realtor.com.

The Taft Summer Home from Beverly Historical Society.

From My June 2022 Visit!

The Taft Kalorama home, now the Syrian Embassy.
The Quarry, the Taft home on McMillan in Cincinnati.
The Taft Summer Home
Oval Office at center of West Wing under Taft.

President William Howard Taft Home: 2215 Wyoming Ave NW, Washington, DC.

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Recommended Readings for William Howard Taft

Henry Pringle, The Life and Times of William Howard Taft.
Judith Icke Anderson, William Howard Taft: An Intimate History.
David Burton, William Howard Taft: Confident Peacemaker.
Doris Kearns Goodwin, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.

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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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