“Great lives do not go out,
they go on.”

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23rd President
21st Century

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OUR COLLECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO PRINT 3D
Move President Harrison’s horn chair around to experience the 3D information.

An inaugural gift from Texas rancher D.M. O'Conner, one of the 3 plaques read: Thermophyae Had Her Messenger Of Defeat But The Alamo And Refugio Had None.

The chair seat is upholstered in original leopard hide.

Charles Puppe crafted the chair in 1889. It has 12 matching Texas longhorns and nickel-plated glass ball casters.

Glitz & Glamour

Exhibit Grand Opening

What kind of bling do you get for the POTUS who has everything?

Photographic image of many strands of pearls and beads. Photographic image of many strands of pearls and beads. Photographic image of many strands of pearls and beads.
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Candlelight Theatre

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre partner to offer exceptional theatre performances on a stage unlike any other. Each season features 19th and early 20th-century plays within the 23rd President's historic mansion, which provides an authentic backdrop.

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Candlelight theatre actors mid-performance. One actor on the left, a young woman, is wearing nineteen forties era dress, black gloves, and surprise at a snubnosed revolver she is holding. The actor on her right, an older woman, warmly smiling into the distance and holding a tea cup on a saucer.
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Candlelight Theatre

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre partner to offer exceptional theatre performances on a stage unlike any other. Each season features 19th and early 20th-century plays within the 23rd President's historic mansion, which provides an authentic backdrop.

Current Production Learn More
Candlelight theatre actors mid-performance. One actor on the left, a young woman, is wearing nineteen forties era dress, black gloves, and surprise at a snubnosed revolver she is holding. The actor on her right, an older woman, warmly smiling into the distance and holding a tea cup on a saucer.

“An American citizen could not be a good citizen who did not have a hope in his heart.” Benjamin Harrison

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Protect the Vote January 23
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Coffee with the Curator February 7
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Our Collections

10,000 artifacts under one roof. Get a glimpse into the life of our 23rd president.
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Coffee with the Curator

Kick off your First Friday in style with this 30-minute event. While you enjoy coffee and donuts, you will get a glimpse our most interesting, amazing and unexpected collection items.

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Sundays 12 to 3:30pm
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Notice of Closure

Due to Candlelight Theatre we will be CLOSED for tours this Sunday, December 15, 2019. We will reopen the following day.

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Thank you for being an important part of the Presidential Site and sharing a legacy in action!

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