President James K. Polk Home and Museum | Napoleon of the Stump

President James K. Polk Home and Museum | Napoleon of the Stump

I wouldn’t blame you at all if the name “James Knox Polk” didn’t jog much in your memory. Our eleventh president has been largely ignored both by textbooks and pop culture. He had no tragic assissination story, nor was his personality particularly fiery or over the top.

Visiting President Jimmy Carter on President's Day

Visiting President Jimmy Carter on President's Day

What better way to celebrate President’s Day than to visit a former President and First Lady of the United States! President and Mrs. Carter were on hand at the historic Plains High School to answer questions previously provided by students from across the state of Georgia.

Presidential Valentines

Presidential Valentines

I thought once the kids got out of elementary school that the days of passing out Valentines Day cards was over. Not so - Aidan created this set of Presidential Valentines Day Cards for extra credit in his 11th grade AP American History Class. This was a no brainer for the future Presidential Historian and he had a lot of fun creating them - maybe too much fun! . Let's see if you can guess who each President is by leaving a comment below.

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site | The Constitution President

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site | The Constitution President

Out of all the chief executives that have served the United States, 17th President Andrew Johnson has gone down as one of the worst. His attempts at unifying the country after the havoc of civil war only increasingly earned him disapproval from a Congress that would eventually have him impeached. However, there’s more to this man than just a lackluster presidency, and the modest town of Greeneville, Tennessee showcases this legacy brilliantly.