Season 2, Episode 12-Zachary Taylor and Louisville

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 the Presidents” Episode from SeasonContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 12-Zachary Taylor and Louisville”

Season 2, Episode 11-James Polk and Columbia

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, “James Polk and Pineville”!Continue reading “Season 2, Episode 11-James Polk and Columbia”

Season 2, Episode 10-John Tyler and Sherwood Forest

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’s “Visiting the Presidents” EpisodeContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 10-John Tyler and Sherwood Forest”

Season 2, Episode 8-Martin Van Buren and Lindenwald

Lindenwald isn’t one of the Presidential Homes that people generally know off the top of their heads, but you will be impressed by the history (and look) of this home! Learn about Martin’s pre-Presidency resume, his wife, Hannah, and sons, his election and term, and, of course, his home! Be sure to check out MartinContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 8-Martin Van Buren and Lindenwald”

Season 2, Episode 7-Andrew Jackson and the Hermitage

Of all the controversies revolving around the 7th President, Andrew Jackson, regarding his life and presidency, one thing is not controversial: he had a great home, the Hermitage, outside of Nashville. Learn about the complex man, his period before political office, his game-changing political turn, his wife, Rachel, and his home! Be sure to checkContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 7-Andrew Jackson and the Hermitage”

Season 2, Episode 6-John Quincy Adams and Peacefield

Heading back to Quincy and Peacefield for the home of John Quincy Adams, the only home shared by two different Presidents! Learn about John Quincy Adams’ pre-presidential resume, his election and term, his wife, Louisa, and his…unique approach to parenting, as well as his touches on Peacefield! Be sure to check out John Quincy Adams’Continue reading “Season 2, Episode 6-John Quincy Adams and Peacefield”

Season 2, Episode 5-James Monroe and Highland

James Monroe, Fifth President, is connected to several properties, most notably Highland, with Oak Hill and New York City also having a connection. Learn about Monroe’s properties, as well as his time as president and his wife, Elizabeth, as well as his homes! Be sure to check out James Monroe’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode fromContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 5-James Monroe and Highland”

Season 2, Episode 4-James Madison and Montpelier

The Father of the Constitution has one of the most ambitious renovation projects, to get his home at Montpelier back to the status when James and Dolley Madison resided there. Learn about Madison’s pre-presidency, his tumultuous term, his enigmatic wife, and, of course, his mansion! Be sure to check out James Madison’s “Visiting the Presidents”Continue reading “Season 2, Episode 4-James Madison and Montpelier”

Season 2, Episode 3-Thomas Jefferson and Monticello

Listen to This Episode! No President is as closely-tied to his home as Thomas Jefferson to Monticello, a home he designed and oversaw, and one that contains so much of his personality and secrets. Learn about Jefferson’s genius in design and controversies in personal behavior, as well as his political development, elections and administration, hisContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 3-Thomas Jefferson and Monticello”

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”