The AmericaJR Web Team recently visited the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio. It is a complex comprising several buildings related to the life and presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes.The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center comprises the Rutherford B. Hayes Museum and Library and Spiegel Grove, an estate encompassing the Hayes home, residence to several generations of the Hayes family. Opened in 1916, the Rutherford B. Hayes Center Library was one of the first presidential libraries. The library has continued its special interest in Rutherford B. Hayes and concentrates on the history of the U.S. from 1850 to 1917, especially the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Spanish–American War, railroad, education, black history and Indian/government relations. Second, the history of Ohio and the Sandusky River Valley and the Northwest are of interest.
Visit the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center at Spiegel Grove, Fremont, OH 43420. For more info, go to https://www.rbhayes.org/