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James A. Garfield 

James A. Garfield National Historic Site – Mentor, OH 

-http://www.nps.gov/jaga  

People visiting the James A. Garfield National Historic Site website can take a virtual tour of the Lawnfield property – interior and grounds at

-http://www.wrhs.org/html/lawnfield/tour.htm

James A. Garfield Birthplace – Moreland Hills, OH

-http://www.morelandhills.com/historical_2.html

Garfield Families of America (Genealogy & more)

-http://www.garfieldfamilies.com/

Hiram College Archives – Hiram, OH

-http://library.hiram.edu/Archives/

Biography – James A. Garfield

-http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/jg20.html

The Lake County Historical Society (website http://www.lakehistory.org/)  has relocated to the former Lake County Home at 415 Riverside Dr., Painesville Township, OH, 44077. 

LCHS was the caretaker of Garfield's home, Lawnfield, for many years and has an excellent Garfield collection of artifacts and archives, including photographs, books, newspapers, music, and speeches. 
Contact them at (
440) 639-2945 for more information

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


Lucretia Garfield

The first lady with the largest collection (55,000 items; 1807-1958) in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress is Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (1832-1918).  Please see:

-http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/awmss5/madison.html

Biography – Lucretia Garfield

-http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/lg20.html 

-http://www.whitehousehistory.org/whha_timelines/timelines_first-ladies-20.html

-http://millercenter.org/president/garfield/essays/firstlady

-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucretia_Garfield

-http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=21

-http://www.civilwarwomenblog.com/2009/08/lucretia-rudolph-garfield.html

Final Resting Place – Lake View Cemetery:

-http://www.lakeviewcemetery.com/garfield.php

-http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19668

 



For Both First Ladies

National First Ladies’ Library

-http://www.firstladies.org/index.htm

-http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/

The Whitehouse Website

-http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/first-ladies

The First Ladies National Historic Site

-http://www.nps.gov/fila/index.htm



William Howard Taft

The White House Web site that gives a brief history of each president

-http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/williamhowardtaft

The William Howard Taft National Historic Site, Cincinnati, Ohio

-http://www.nps.gov/wiho/

Wikipedia pages

-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Howard_Taft

Arlington National Cemetery -

 http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/visitor_information/president_taft_monument.html

 



Abraham Lincoln

The White House Web site that gives a brief history of each president

                   -http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/abrahamlincoln

Lincoln Home, Springfield, IL

                    -http://www.nps.gov/liho/

 Lincoln Memorial, Wash., D.C.

                   -http://www.nps.gov/linc/

Lincoln’s Kentucky birthplace

                    -http://www.nps.gov/abli/

Lincoln boyhood site, Indiana

                    -http://www.nps.gov/libo/

Lincoln’s Tomb, Springfield, IL

                    -http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/tomb.htm



Ulysses S. Grant

U.S. Grant Information Center

                      - http://faculty.css.edu/mkelsey/usgrant/ 

The White House Web site that gives a brief history of each president

                       -http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/ulyssessgrant

The Ohio Historical Society Portal

   -http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/index.shtml -- search on “Grant


 


George Washington

The White House Web site that gives a brief history of each president  - 

                    -http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/georgewashington

                    - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington  

George Washington Papers: Library of Congress -

                    - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gwhtml/gwhome.html

George Washington’s Birthplace -

                    - http://www.nps.gov/gewa/index.htm

George Washington’s Boyhood Home

              “Ferry Farm” - http://www.kenmore.org/

George Washington’s Home in Virginia

              Mount Vernon” - http://www.mountvernon.org/  

George Washington & Continental Army -

              Headquarters: Newburgh, NY - http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/17/details.aspx

              Crossing the Delaware River: Trenton, NJ - http://www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing/

              Valley Forge (King of Prussia, PA): http://www.nps.gov/vafo/index.htm

George Washington in Colonial Williamsburg - http://www.history.org/almanack/people/washhdr.cfm

Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) - http://www.nps.gov/wamo/index.htm


 


George Washington by Rembrandt Peale - De Young Museum (ca. 1850)

 


 Martha Dandridge Custis Washington
Washington’s Wife

Biography  - http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/first-ladies/marthawashington -  

                    - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_Washington

                     -http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=1

In Colonial Williamsburg

                     - http://www.history.org/Almanack/people/bios/biomwash.cfm


 

James Peale, "Miniature Portrait, Martha Washington,"
1796


Mary Ball Washington
Washington’s Mother

Biography  - http://history.librarypoint.org/mary_ball_washington

Home         - http://www.apva.org/MaryWashingtonHouse/

 



Definition of a Living Historian

 from The Alamo website

 


 

http://www.ohioasamerica.org/

 


 

 

 

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