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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.

Votes for Women: The Road to Suffrage

Votes for Women: The Road to Suffrage

This exhibit celebrates Women and 100 Years of Voting

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Candlelight Theatre

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre partner to offer exceptional theatre performances on a stage unlike any other. Each season features 19th and early 20th-century plays within the 23rd President's historic mansion, which provides an authentic backdrop.

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Candlelight Theatre

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre partner to offer exceptional theatre performances on a stage unlike any other. Each season features 19th and early 20th-century plays within the 23rd President's historic mansion, which provides an authentic backdrop.

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“Unlike many other people less happy, we give our devotion to a government, to its Constitution, to its flag, and not to men.” Benjamin Harrison

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Virtual Coffee with the Curator May 1
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Coffee with the Curator June 5
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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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Update on Presidential Site Tours & Events

We are open for From the Front Porch Tours! Reservations are required; please visit the 'Plan Your Visit' portion of our website to reserve your tickets. Meantime, watch for additional details on our Events page for virtual gatherings, quiz nights, new podcasts, “First floor tours”, Curbside engagements, & more!

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