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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

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Address: 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone Number: 317-631-1888
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The Home of a U.S. President in Indianapolis

The home of the late 19th century US President - Benjamin Harrison. It has preserved the original home very well in period furniture, and the tour guide was very knowledgeable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Rochester, New York
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Dodge City, Kansas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Its just a grave. Nothing more than what's in this picture. Poor president, too. The cemetery is very nice, though.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The home of the late 19th century US President - Benjamin Harrison. It has preserved the original home very well in period furniture, and the tour guide was very knowledgeable about thee history of his Presidential administration

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The home of the 23rd President of the United States. He was the first president to have electric lights in the White House. He converted the gas lights to electric lights after his term. The tour is excellent. You visit most of the rooms. Some have original furnitures other rooms have period furniture. His wife died just prior to the... More 

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Melville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This site is well-maintained, reasonably priced, and volunteer run. Our docent was incredibly knowledgeable, interesting, with a light touch that made the tour a delight. We learned a lot about the era in which the house was appointed, as well as details about Benjamin Harrison's presidency. I would highly recommend this site to anyone with an interest in American history.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you like that kind of thing, you'll like this. The people who run it care a lot and try to make sure you learn things. Nothing made it stand out in my memory above other tours of similar houses, though.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This home is very well preserved. However, our guide was very dry and tended to repeat things. We did learn a lot about a lesser known President and enjoyed this site for the most part.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I wasn't expecting much of this museum, perhaps a 1/2 hour tour of another presidential site. However, I was pleasantly surprised by being on the first morning tour during the week. The guide we had was excellent, and with only three people in my tour group, it seemed like we had the house to ourselves. You get to see a... More 

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Danville, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A fascinating place, especially good if you have kids. You get a tour of the house and an explanation of President Harrison's life and career.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lovely historic home and historic tour regarding Indiana' s own. The gardens should not be missed. The docents are well versed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We visited the Benjamin Harrison home yesterday and really enjoyed it The home was lovely and very well preserved. Our guide Jane was simply the best! I learned so much!! If you ever are in Indianapolis. You simply must take time to stop here

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