Wyandot Snacks pledged $100,000 to Harding 2020

Wyandot Snacks has pledged $100,000 to support HARDING 2020. The funds are dedicated to restoring the original home of President Warren G. Harding, a long-time Marion resident elected as the nation’s 29th President in 1920, as well as constructing a new Presidential Center and seeding an endowment for future site operations. “History serves as our […]

“Of Marion We Sing!” to benefit Historical Society, Harding Home

From Florence Harding’s favorite song to rousing, toe-tapping marches, an upcoming concert will celebrate Marion in song, while supporting two important anchors of the history community. “Of Marion We Sing!” is scheduled for 7 p.m., April 10, 2018 at the River Valley High School Auditorium. Admission is $5 for ages 12 and older, and free […]

Harding Symposium commemorates 100th anniversary of “The Great War”

The Ohio State University at Marion in collaboration with the Harding Home Presidential Site, the Ohio History Connection, Marion Technical College, the Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Marion Public Library, welcome presidential enthusiasts and historians from across the country to the 2017 Warren G. Harding Symposium, “The Great War: How America Came […]

OhioHealth makes long term commitment to Harding 2020 project

In 1920, the nation’s attention turned to Marion, Ohio during Senator Warren G. Harding’s “front porch” presidential campaign. One hundred years later, Marion will again be at center stage as we celebrate the centennial of Harding’s successful campaign and highlight his White House legacy. The Ohio History Connection and Marion Technical College are working together […]

Community Foundation provides kickstart to endowment for Harding 2020 project

The Harding 2020 project received a significant boost from Marion Community Foundation. Marion Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $31,250 to the Harding Home and Presidential Center project, and intends to provide similar awards over the next 8 years for a total of $250,000 in support. This is in addition to the $225,000 previously […]

Ohio once again at center of presidential politics

Ohio State Marion’s annual Warren G. Harding Symposium takes aim at presidential politics, offering a front row seat to this year’s political pandering and the “traveling circus” toward electing the next President of the United States With the 2016 Republican National Convention set to take place in Cleveland, Ohio July 18-21, and a never ending […]

‘The Real Boardwalk Empire’ reveals shadowy stories of Harding administration

Remember the hit HBO series Boardwalk Empire? Some of the main characters were plucked from the administration of President Warren G. Harding, but what was truth and what was fiction? Harding Home Presidential Site researcher Jon Andersen will lead a program about some of those shady people in “The Real Boardwalk Empire” at 7 p.m. […]

Harding Home to show silent movies on the lawn

Silent film star Buster Keaton, known for his comical timing and deadpan facial expressions, will be featured at the second annual Harding Home Silent Movie Night on Thursday, June 18, 2015. The casual event will be held at 7 p.m. in the large tent in the side yard of the Harding Home Presidential Site, 380 […]

Harding golf outing entries still available

The inaugural President Harding Golf Outing this Sunday, April 27, 2015 at the Marion County Club, still has openings for a few golf teams. The outing, which benefits the Harding Home Presidential Site, is a tribute to President Warren Harding and his love of the game. “President Harding took up golf later in life – […]

Visitors to get unique look at the Harding Home during special event

If you like a bit of mystery, then your invited to participate in a different type of program at the Harding Home Presidential Site. Their staff has chosen a few of its favorite objects from the vast Harding Home Collections, some of which you’ve never seen before, to share with attendees. The staff will tell […]