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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.

Life in the White House

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Our newest exhibit, Life in the White House, highlights the Harrison family’s experience of living in the White House during Benjamin Harrison’s presidency from 1889-1893.

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Murder, Mystery, and Mirth

Prepare for an evening of murder and suspense, with a touch of comedy, as Candlelight Theatre presents, “Mystery, Murder and Mirth” on the most unique stage in the city – the home of our 23rd President!

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Murder, Mystery, and Mirth

Prepare for an evening of murder and suspense, with a touch of comedy, as Candlelight Theatre presents, “Mystery, Murder and Mirth” on the most unique stage in the city – the home of our 23rd President!

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“The flag cannot stand for the benevolent policies of an administration. It stands for more permanent things — for things that changing administrations have no power to change.” Benjamin Harrison

Presidential Porch Party May 16
Kick-off the Summer Series of Events at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site! Buy Tickets
Kick-off the Summer Series of Events at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site! Buy Tickets
Juneteenth Foodways Festival June 14
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See. Taste. Celebrate. Experience. Juneteenth Foodways Festival Reserve Tickets

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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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