Season 2, Episode 21: Chester Alan Arthur and Manhattan

Listen to This Episode! Chester Alan Arthur, among our most forgotten Presidents, has one of the most interesting commemorations in our largest American city! Learn about Arthur’s reluctant turn to politics; his quick ascendance to the Presidency; his wife, Ellen, and children; and his home in Manhattan! Be sure to check out Chester Arthur’s “VisitingContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 21: Chester Alan Arthur and Manhattan”

Season 2, Episode 20-James Garfield and Lawnfield

Listen to This Episode! One of the briefest presidencies, but with one of the most brilliant occupants of the office, learn about James Garfield, the 20th President. We’ll explore his political rise, his presidency, his wife, Lucretia, and family, and his home in Mentor, called Lawnfield! Be sure to check out James Garfield’s “Visiting theContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 20-James Garfield and Lawnfield”

Season 2, Episode 19-Rutherford Hayes and Spiegel Grove

Listen to This Episode! Rutherford Hayes might have been called his Fraudulency by his critics, but he was a self-assured man with a strong resume! Explore the 19th President’s political rise and efforts to reconstruct his party and the Union, as well as his wife, Lucy, and children, and his beloved home, Spiegel Grove, inContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 19-Rutherford Hayes and Spiegel Grove”

Season 2, Episode 18-Ulysses Grant and Galena

Listen to This Episode! 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 outContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 18-Ulysses Grant and Galena”

Season 2, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Greeneville

Listen To This Episode! 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 NationalContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Greeneville”

Season 2, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Springfield

Listen to This Episode! 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 “VisitingContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Springfield”

Season 2, Episode 15-James Buchanan and Wheatland

Listen to This Episode! 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 WheatlandContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 15-James Buchanan and Wheatland”

Season 2, Episode 14-Franklin Pierce and Concord

Listen to This Episode! 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 “VisitingContinue 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”