William Henry Harrison
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Web-ling
N 39° 09.039 W 084° 45.069
16S E 694328 N 4335903
Quick Description: 9th President of the United States, 1841
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2006 1:44:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMQGM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rangerroad
Views: 124

Long Description:
This tomb is unusual in that visitors can actually enter the tomb and see the actual crypt that Harrison is buried in. There is a guestbook and information about the tomb amd the Harrison family.
Description:
Harrison served the shortest term of any American president: only 30 days, 11 hours and 30 minutes. He was born in Virginia in 1773, but spent most of his adult life in Ohio and Indiana. He is most famous for the campaign phrase, "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too." During his 1841 inaugural address, he caught pneumonia, and died a month later.


Date of birth: 02/09/1773

Date of death: 04/04/1841

Area of notoriety: Politics

Marker Type: Tomb (above ground)

Setting: Outdoor

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Year-round during daylight hours

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

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