Presidents Day: Midwesterners who served in the White House

About a third of American Presidents (15 of 44) have Midwestern roots. Can you name them? Only kidding. The quiz comes at the end of the post. We’ve visited seven locations related to our presidents, with six of them belonging to the Midwest. In addition, Rapid City, SD, is home to Mount Rushmore, honoring four […]

Eisenhower Museum covers military, political careers

A visit to the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will be heavy on World War II, and a little lighter on Ike’s presidency. The Abilene, Kansas, presidential center includes five attractions of sorts – Dwight Eisenhower’s boyhood home, a visitors center, a meditation place, the presidential museum and the presidential library. Abilene was the hometown […]

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