Season 2, Episode 2-John Adams and Peacefield

Listen to This Episode! Journey back to Quincy, just down the road from the Adams’ birthplaces, at Peacefield, and the home of John, Abigail, and John Quincy Adams! Learn about John Adams’ political career, vice presidency and Presidency, his family, and his home! Make sure to listen to John Adams’ “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from SeasonContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 2-John Adams and Peacefield”

Season 2, Episode 1-George Washington and Mount Vernon

Listen to This Episode Twin icons on the Presidential Site landscape: George Washington and his beautiful Mount Vernon! Listen to George Washington’s war experience and political rise, his election and highlights of his Presidency, as well as his famous estate! Make sure to listen to George Washington’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, GeorgeContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 1-George Washington and Mount Vernon”

On Presidents and Plantations: Exploring Slavery and the Presidents

How do we balance the legacy of a Presidential and a Plantation owner? What does it mean to Visit these sites: what do we obscure? What do we emphasize? How do the sites interpret the complexities of slavery and the Presidents? This is a topic that we will return to throughout the series, but oneContinue reading “On Presidents and Plantations: Exploring Slavery and the Presidents”

Season 1, Episode 47-My Top Ten Presidential Birthplaces and Season 1 Recap!

Handing out Birthplace Superlatives and Giving my Top 10 Favorite Birthplaces! Share your own below or on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter and tag Visiting the Presidents! Top Ten Birthplaces William Henry Harrison’s Berkeley Plantation 2. Calvin Coolidge’s Plymouth Notch 3. Franklin Roosevelt’s Hyde Park 4. Abraham Lincoln’s Sinking Spring 5. John Adams’ Braintree and John Quincy Adams’ QuincyContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 47-My Top Ten Presidential Birthplaces and Season 1 Recap!”

Season 1, Episode 46-Joe Biden and Scranton

Listen to This Episode! We are heading to the Electric City, Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the birthplace of Joe Biden, 46th President of the United States! Learn about Joe Biden’s childhood and education, his long political career and the experiences that shaped him, as well as what happened to his birthplace! Yeshiva Beth Moshe current page,Continue reading “Season 1, Episode 46-Joe Biden and Scranton”

Season 1, Episode 45-Donald Trump and Queens

Listen to This Episode! Back to the Empire State for the fifth time, and the birthplace of Donald Trump, 45th President, at Jamaica Hospital in Queens! Learn about Donald’s childhood and education, his business development and turn to politics, as well as what happened to his birthplace! Jamaica Hospital History, from the hospital website. RemovingContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 45-Donald Trump and Queens”

Season 1, Episode 44-Barack Obama and Honolulu

Listen to This Episode! Heading to the Aloha State, and a state of Aloha, with the birthplace of Barack Obama in the heart of Honolulu! Learn about Barack Obama’s birth and childhood, by far the most traveled of the Presidents at an early age, as well as his education, his meteoric rise, and what happenedContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 44-Barack Obama and Honolulu”

Season 1, Episode 43-George W. Bush and New Haven

Listen to This Episode! Heading to the birthplace of George W. Bush, Deep in the Heart of…Yale University’s leafy campus in New Haven Connecticut! Surprised? Bush downplayed his roots, but we will learn about his childhood, education, and turn to politics, as well as his birthplace and childhood home! Yale New Haven Hospital, birthplace ofContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 43-George W. Bush and New Haven”

Season 1, Episode 42-Bill Clinton and Hope

Listen to This Episode! Heading to The Land of Opportunity, Arkansas, and Hope, the birthplace of the 42nd President, William Jefferson Blythe…er, Clinton! Learn about Bill’s tumultuous childhood and his ambition, his education and early political career, as well as what happened to his birthplace! President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home from the National ParkContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 42-Bill Clinton and Hope”

Season 1, Episode 41-George H.W. Bush and Milton

Listen to This Episode! Heading to Milton, Massachusetts, for the birthplace of George H.W. Bush, 41st President, who you’ll be forgiven for thinking was born and raised in Texas. Instead, explore how his privileged childhood led him to strike out on his own, as well as his political rise and what became of his birthplace!Continue reading “Season 1, Episode 41-George H.W. Bush and Milton”