Season 1, Episode 4-James Madison and Port Conway

Listen to This Episode! Listen as we visit James Madison’s birth and site at Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway, along the Rappahannock. While the original home fell into the river (!), you can visit the current Belle Grove Plantation. Learn about Madison’s childhood and education, his family, and what else happened near his birthContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 4-James Madison and Port Conway”

Season 1, Episode 3-Thomas Jefferson and Shadwell

Listen to This Episode! Founding Father and an exciting adventure tracking down as his birthplace! Listen as we travel to Shadwell and chart Jefferson’s childhood and upbringing, the odd path his birthsite has taken since it burned to the ground, his education and family, and more! The Shadwell site from Monticello’s official page. Peter Jefferson’sContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 3-Thomas Jefferson and Shadwell”

Season 1, Episode 2-John Adams and Braintree

Listen to This Episode! Listen as we uncover why John Adams was the way he was: how his childhood and upbringing informed his later demeanor, and became the Founding Father we knew and…respected. Learn about John’s childhood, early political career, education, and family, as well as his birthplace! John Adams’ Birthplace and the Adams NationalContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 2-John Adams and Braintree”

Season 1, Episode 1-George Washington and Pope Creek

Listen to this episode! Starting from the top: George Washington and his birthplace at Pope’s Creek, Virginia! Listen as we explore George Washington’s birth and childhood, education, family life, and early career, as well as the preservation of his birthplace! George Washington’s Birthplace National Monument from National Park Service. George Washington Birthplace from National ParkContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 1-George Washington and Pope Creek”

About “Visiting the Presidents”

Most Recent Episodes Visiting the Presidents will take listeners through the birthplaces, homes, gravesites, libraries, and other historical sites associated with the Presidents of the United States. We will also be exploring the childhoods, lives, loves, careers, and deaths of these presidents through the sites that were touched by them. Each episode will blend theContinue reading “About “Visiting the Presidents””