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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.

A Trip to Unify

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10,000 miles, 150 speeches, 31 days, 21 states, and One Big Idea: Discover the story of a President's journey to unite the nation.

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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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“When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law?” Benjamin Harrison

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POP-UP GARDEN PARTY Coming in May
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A Trip to Unify Through October 31, 2018
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Discover the story of a President’s journey to unite the nation See More Exhibits

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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 of the Presidential Site's most interesting, amazing and unexpected collection items.

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