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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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Happening This Year

Each year we offer various events open to the community and members alike.
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Jun 7+
Various Days

Coffee with the Curator

First Friday of each Month

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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Jun 14
One-Night Only

Juneteenth Foodways Festival

June 14

Juneteenth Foodways Festival, made possible through the generosity of Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, features an interactive food experience highlighting the hidden history of diverse Hoosiers from the 1860s-1890s from the perspective of African-Americans. It shares Black foodways contributions to American culture with a focus on Dolly Johnson, the White House Chef hired by President Harrison.

 

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Jul 3
One-Night Only

Naturalization Ceremony

July 3

Join us for a transformative program as we partner with the Federal Court to welcome America’s newest citizens as they take the oath of citizenship.

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Jul 4
One-Night Only

Independence Day Social

July 4

Try your hand at vintage yard games on the scenic south lawn, enjoy a free first floor tour of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and cool off with some ice cream while listening to music!

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Oct 11+
Various Days

Mobsters, Molls, and Murder

October 11-12, 18-19, 26-27

Don your flapper dresses and newsboy caps and join us as Candlelight Theatre presents a thrilling murder mystery set in the 1920s and staged in the home of President Benjamin Harrison – will your team successfully solve the murder of Mickey Scapone?

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Mary Tucker Jasper Speaker Series and Advancing American Democracy Award
Nov 14
One-Night Only

Presidential Speaker Series

November 14

The Presidential Speaker Series made possible through the Mary Tucker Jasper Endowment Fund is the Presidential Site’s annual fundraiser celebrating American thought and leadership. This year’s program will feature Michael Smerconish, a SiriusXM radio host and CNN television host.

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ATTENTION VISITORS

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site will be closed from Saturday, May 25-Monday May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

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