The sun was shining upon the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site on June 30 as hundreds of people gathered to watch their loved ones officially become United States citizens.
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site on the Old Northside has officially unveiled its $6 million upgrades with a ribbon cutting, tours of the house and jazz music.
More than $6 million in improvements to the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site are set to be formally unveiled Thursday, providing increased visibility for the historic landmark and enhancing learning experiences about the only president elected from Indiana.
President Benjamin Harrison’s home in the Old Northside Neighborhood of Indianapolis is now the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, and it will be put into the spotlight as part of a new exhibit.
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is inviting all Hoosiers to honor the country’s veterans by playing the military bugle call “Taps” from their front porches or wherever they are at 9 p.m. Friday.
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site will provide an insiders’ views into the workings of the U.S. Supreme Court during a special discussion Wednesday that will include stories from former clerks and a journalist.
To commemorate President Benjamin Harrison’s 189th birthday, a wreath sent from the White House will be laid at his gravesite in Crown Hill Cemetery in a special ceremony Friday morning, which will be followed by a celebration at his home Saturday with free tours and, of course, cake.
Among the members of the legal community she is known as Judge Barker, and within the Southern Indiana District Court family she is affectionately called SEB, but Senior Judge Sarah Evans Barker will now become familiar to those outside the courtroom, as the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site has recognized her contributions to the state and the nation by naming its new citizenship plaza in her honor.
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis will start the Fourth of July holiday weekend by hosting a naturalization ceremony, marking the 20th year the former Hoosier president’s home has welcomed new American citizens.
Hoosiers who have formerly served in the White House will be dishing out stories and behind-the-scenes insights into what working in the executive branch is really like during a special brunch hosted by the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.