Season 1, Episode 25-William McKinley and Niles

Listen to This Episode! Let’s go visit William McKinley, another Buckeye president and lover of the carnation, born in Niles, Ohio! Probably one of the steadiest of the steady presidents, a kind-hearted man behind a stern exterior, and a bridge between the era of the manager-presidents of the Gilded Age and the dynamic, center ofContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 25-William McKinley and Niles”

Season 1, Episode 24-The NOT-Grover Cleveland’s Second Term Question and Answer Episode

Listen to This Episode! 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 birthplace over…Check out Episode 22 for that info!Continue reading “Season 1, Episode 24-The NOT-Grover Cleveland’s Second Term Question and Answer Episode”

Season 1, Episode 23-Benjamin Harrison and North Bend

Listen to This Episode! Travel to North Bend, Ohio, the home of one president and the birthplace of another, his grandson! Benjamin Harrison, our fourth Ohio President, and the only grandson of a president to join granddad (and serve a full term), learn about Benjamin Harrison and his efforts to live up to the familyContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 23-Benjamin Harrison and North Bend”

Season 1, Episode 22-Grover Cleveland and Caldwell

Listen to This Episode! Grover Cleveland, our 22nd and 24th president, the only to serve non-consecutive terms and our only Garden State President! One of our birthplace commemorations currently working on improving the site, with a planned visitors center out back! The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association. The Grover Cleveland Birthplace from the National ParksContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 22-Grover Cleveland and Caldwell”

Season 1, Episode 21-Chester Alan Arthur and Fairfield

Listen to This Episode! Chester Alan Arthur, one of our lesser known Presidents (even for the Gilded Age), the fourth man to ascend to the office from the vice presidency (the second because of an assassination) and another birthplace controversy! Check out Chester Alan Arthur’s birthplace commemorations in Fairfield, Vermont, the first of two GreenContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 21-Chester Alan Arthur and Fairfield”

Season 1, Episode 20-James Garfield and Moreland Hills

Listen to This Episode! Our third straight Buckeye President, and among the most brilliant, James Garfield, born on the banks of the Cuyahoga! One of the stronger birthplace commemorations (save the weird statue!) and fitting tributes to another of the log cabin Presidents! James Garfield Birth Site Monument from Ohio Traveler. James Garfield Birth SiteContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 20-James Garfield and Moreland Hills”

Season 1, Episode 19-Rutherford Hayes and Delaware (OH)

Listen to This Episode! Rutherfraud? What isn’t a fraud is the birthplace improvements done to Rutherford Birchard Hayes’ birth commemoration in Delaware, Ohio. The only birth site that is now a gas station, today there is a bit more celebration of Hayes’ life and contributions in this lovely town! Rutherford Hayes Birthplace (original commemoration) fromContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 19-Rutherford Hayes and Delaware (OH)”

Season 1, Episode 18-Ulysses Grant and Point Pleasant

Listen to This Episode! U.S. Grant, hero of the Civil War and 18th President of the United States, born on the banks of the Ohio River in Point Pleasant, Ohio! Ulysses was…not great at almost everything he tried…until the Civil War, and from there, leapfrogged into the presidency, and is today ranked towards the bottomContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 18-Ulysses Grant and Point Pleasant”

Season 1, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Raleigh

Listen to This Episode! Visit the third and final Tar Heel President, Andrew Johnson, born across the street from today’s North Carolina State Capitol in Raleigh! Johnson is one of our true rags-to-…power presidents, having to work from a young age and never attending a day of school. Learn about his unique rise to theContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Raleigh”

Season 1, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Sinking Spring

Listen to This Episode! Abraham Lincoln, boy of the frontier: the first President born in what was then the West, the wilds of Kentucky at Sinking Spring outside of Hodgenville. Learn about Lincoln’s rough childhood and family life, his struggle for education, his rise in politics, and what happened to his birthplace site! Abraham LincolnContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Sinking Spring”