Season 2, Episode 18-Ulysses Grant and Galena

Ulysses Grant was a rambling man, moving all over with the US Army before (and after) becoming 18th President! Learn about Grant’s military career and turn to politics, his tumultuous term, his wife, Julia, and children, and his homes in Galena, St. Louis, and the Adirondacks! Be sure to check out Ulysses Grant’s “Visiting theContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 18-Ulysses Grant and Galena”

Season 2, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Greeneville

Bookending Abraham Lincoln with another “worst” is Andrew Johnson, 17th President. Explore his unique political career, his star-crossed presidency, his wife, Eliza, and children, as well as his beautiful home in Greeneville, Tennessee! Check out Andrew Johnson’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Andrew Johnson and Raleigh”! Andrew Johnson National Historic Site from NationalContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Greeneville”

Season 2, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Springfield

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! Be sure to check out Abraham Lincoln’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode fromContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Springfield”

Season 2, Episode 15-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 LancasterContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 15-James Buchanan and Wheatland”

Season 2, Episode 14-Franklin Pierce and Concord

Checking out the Granite State and the homes of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States in Concord, New Hampshire. Learn about Franklin’s unique political career, his tumultuous home life, and the stunning election and disappointing presidency, as well as his homes! Be sure to check out Franklin Pierce’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode fromContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 14-Franklin Pierce and Concord”

Season 2, Episode 13-Millard Fillmore and East Aurora

Listen to This Episode! Checking out the western side of the Empire State, with Millard Fillmore, 13th President and his home in East Aurora! Learn about Fillmore’s political development and relatively stalled career prior to becoming Vice President and President, his two wives, Abigail and Caroline, and his homes in East Aurora and Buffalo! BeContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 13-Millard Fillmore and East Aurora”

Season 2, Episode 12-Zachary Taylor and Louisville

Listen To This Episode! Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, moved around the country frequently, and none of those homes are available for public view. We will explore Zachary’s rise through the military, his brief political career, his wife and family, and his homes! Be sure to check out Zachary Taylor’s “Visiting theContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 12-Zachary Taylor and Louisville”

Season 2, Episode 11-James Polk and Columbia

Listen to This Episode! Learn about James Polk, maybe the hardest working, and certainly one of the most complex, Presidents. Hear about his unorthodox rise to the Presidency, his election and term, his dedicated wife, Sarah, and, of course, his home(s)! Be sure to check out James Polk’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1,Continue reading “Season 2, Episode 11-James Polk and Columbia”

Season 2, Episode 10-John Tyler and Sherwood Forest

Listen to This Episode! An outlaw President with the outlaw hideout, John Tyler in his Sherwood Forest estate! Check out why John Tyler chose this home, its history and unique attractions, as well as John Tyler’s political career, elevation to the Presidency, and his wife and (many) children! Be sure to check out John Tyler’sContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 10-John Tyler and Sherwood Forest”

Season 2, Episode 9-William Henry Harrison and Grouseland

Listen To This Episode! We are heading to the Midwest for William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, and Grouseland, his home in Vincennes, Indiana. The home is the only surviving home (we will talk about the famous North Bend, Ohio, estate that birthed his famous grandson), and we will cover his militaryContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 9-William Henry Harrison and Grouseland”