President Franklin Pierce Got An Acclaimed Author To Write His Campaign Biography (Cool Weird Awesome 894)

Today in 1804, the birthday of President Franklin Pierce. He's not well known today, but in his time, people learned about the 14th president through a biography written by the acclaimed novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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Nice Cape: The Franklin Pierce Statue in Concord, NH

Do note that while the state did honor Pierce with a statue after fifty years or so, they made sure it was technically on city - not state - ground, as if to say, he's mostly yours, Concord.

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