What is a Presidential Site?

What is a Presidential Site?

Statues vs. Everything Else Andrew Johnson in Greeneville, Tennessee The Lincoln Memorial is the most visited Presidential Monument in our nation. At the last count (before the pandemic) it was host to 10,000,000 visitors a year. I do not know how they count the...
Preview: As He Saw It

Preview: As He Saw It

Published in 1946 This book was better than I anticipated. Perhaps that is unfair, but the Roosevelt children do not get much credit for anything other than their heritage. This particular offspring did have a popular mystery series late in his life featuring a...
A Facelift for Warren Harding

A Facelift for Warren Harding

The Warren Harding Presidential Library and Museum New Year’s Eve is not the typical day to visit a Presidential Museum, but I was still on the front end of a nice long weekend and braved the drizzly morning to accomplish a presidential trifecta. I stopped at...
The Fun Failure

The Fun Failure

“Running” the Philadelphia Half Marathon I have owned a smart phone for almost 10 years now, and still do not know where to look in the camera for a selfie. The fact is, those ten years span a time period where people took one look at me and said,...
50 Years Without Harry

50 Years Without Harry

Downtown Independence Maybe you know that Harry Truman is from Independence, Missouri. Maybe you know he became president on the death of Franklin Roosevelt. If you know that you probably know that Roosevelt and Truman spoke only a handful of times- and FDR did not...