Jun 1 • 24M

PODCAST : The President Who Didn't Come Home

ANNETTE ALOUD A Visit to Lawnfield, the Home of President James A. Garfield

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PODCAST: 24 minutes

President James A. Garfield’s special chair, bought for him by his kids, to accommodate his habit of sitting sideways while he read. Image: Annette Laing, 2022

This is the podcast version of this Non-Boring History post about my recent visit to the fascinating and lively Victorian home of President James and Lucretia Garfield:

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