Old Glory, New Vision
We are embarking on an ambitious journey that will transform the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site for generations to come.
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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.
No “Compact of Silence”: Black Civil Rights Advocates in the Harrison EraNo “Compact of Silence”: Black Civil Rights Advocates in the Harrison Era
his special exhibit highlights national and local Black civil rights activists during President Benjamin Harrison’s term in office (1889-1893).