1. George Washington's Virginia estate, once called Little Hunting Creek Plantation, is known as Mount Vernon. 2. William Howard Taft, Cincinnati 3. Bowdoin College is in Brunswick, Maine, and the future president was Franklin Pierce, born in 1804 in Hillsboro, N.H. 4. Dwight Eisenhower was born in Dennison, Texas, but grew up in Abilene, Kansas, home of his presidential library. 5. Herbert Hoover, who began attending Stanford in 1891, its inaugural year. 6. Thomas Jefferson and Monticello in Virginia. It was built on an 867-foot hill. Most houses of the time were set down in lowland areas. 7. Harry Truman's hat business was in Kansas City, Mo., home of the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. 8. William Henry Harrison was the president; his grandson was Benjamin Harrison. William Henry Harrison died in 1841, after one month in office. 9. Lyndon Johnson. His students were desperately poor, and the experience influenced him profoundly. During Johnson's presidency, legislation was designed to create a "great society" in which poverty and injustice did not exist. 10. Chester A. Arthur sued the Third Avenue Railroad Co. and won. The company immediately desegregated its streetcars.
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