"Wheatland", Home of James Buchanan

Wheatland, Home of James Buchanan Lancaster Pennsylvania


Stock #: 650169
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Lancaster
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Lancaster
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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James Buchanan, fifteenth President of the United States, was born near Mercersburgh, Franklin Co., Pa, on April 23rd, 1791. He was graduated from Dickinson College in 1809, and was never married. In 1848, he purchased a small estate of twenty-two acres, known as "Wheatland." The house, a substantial brick mansion, was his home when not occupying an official residence in Washington or London. He died here on June 1st, 1868.
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