Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Harding Home

Born in Ohio, Warren G. Harding was the 29th president of the U.S., serving from 1921 until his death from a heart attack in 1923. Harding conducted his "front porch campaign" from this home in Marion, OH. It was the first campaign to be heavily covered by the press, and to use the power of Hollywood and Broadway stars such as Al Johnson, Lillian Russell, Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford who traveled to Marion.

Columns of white marble on the sides of a circular wall surround a raised courtyard holding the tombs of Harding and his wife.
The Harding Memorial in Marion, Ohio.
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27 comments:

Anna said...

Wow - what neat pictures! Love the house!!

Carolyn Ford said...

Very interesting...a place a might not ever see. So, I thank you for your sharing of your trip here. Lovely light and long shadows on these photos. And, you have sun! Happy days to you!

Sylvia K said...

What an interesting post for the H day, Carol! Love the history and your photos are terrific as always! Hope you're having a wonderful week!

Sylvia

Spiderdama said...

Wonderful H and pictures. Like the nr 2, it`s very cool!

Babooshka said...

That second shot, the angle is brilliant. Interesting stuff. What I love about blogging always something to learn.

Deb said...

great house...and I learned something new...

Christine H. said...

Very interesting, and it makes me realize how little we hear about Harding.

Tumblewords: said...

A charming house! Beautiful photos.

LeAnn * ~ See Great Things said...

That's cool! I love historical places.

Firefly said...

The Americans truly know how to build monuments. That is one awesome memorial.

photowannabe said...

Very interesting. I love the things I learn through ABC Wednesday. Beautiful home and great photos.

Grace and Bradley said...

You blog prompted me to check out on Wiki of his presidency. End WWI, scandal in oil business, extra-marietal affair and died during his presidency, quite a career.

jay said...

Beautiful buildings! I love the house!

jay said...

Sorry, that might have been the wrong link! Try this one

Monika said...

thats a gorgeous house

Sheila @ A Postcard a Day said...

It's a lovely house, and so are your pictures. They're buried right by the house?

Carol said...

Sheila
The memorial is in a cemetery in the same city as the house.

Tarun Mitra said...

Nice information with great pictures..:)

Roger Owen Green said...

Love the Presidents' history, even the tainted ones.

Manang Kim said...

Very beautiful house!

H for Hairdo

Kitchen Sinks said...

Thanks For the post.....Good work...keep it up......please update on regular basis.

GALLERY802 said...

Right.....It is a Interesting stuff. That's why I love blogging this is always something to learn new things.

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This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Carol: This was a very special showing of this neat Ohio place.

Di said...

Carol beautiful photos, and I love the old houses, especially with the large front porch.

Barb said...

These pillars remind me of the Pavilion in Cheesman Park in Denver, Carol.

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