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Current Exhibit

Death in the White House: A Nation Mourns
at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
Special Exhibit
April 3 - December 31, 2015

Since John and Abigail Adams first entered it in 1800, the White
House has been home to familiar people who we love to call our
own. We know the first family's personalities, their quirks, the
children and grandchildren. And yet, eight presidents and three
first ladies have passed in the White House, causing us to also
share in their grief. This special exhibit spans two centuries of
the lives--and deaths--of some of the country's most beloved,
controversial and, ultimately, mourned individuals. Remember
these great men and women of the White House and discover
the ways in which our citizenry has expressed our sense of loss
throughout the history of the presidency.

WHH
William Henry Harrison
Letitia Tyler
Letitia Tyler
Taylor web
Zachary Taylor
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Abraham Lincoln
Garfieldweb
James Garfield
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Caroline Harrison
McKweb
William McKinley

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Ellen Wilson
Harding
Warren G. Harding

FDRweb
Franklin D. Roosevelt

JFK web
John F. Kennedy

 

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

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