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When electricity was installed in the White House, President Benjamin Harrison and his wife, Caroline, were scared to use the light switches for fear of getting shocked.

Details about New 5x7 Photo: Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States

Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) 23rd US President (1889–1893). Harrison, a grandson of President William Henry Harrison, was born in North Bend, Ohio, and moved to Indianapolis, Indiana at age 21


Keep the Ball Rolling | Library of Congress Blog: As a publicity stunt in the 1888 presidential campaign, supporters of Benjamin Harrison rolled a huge ball covered with campaign slogans halfway across the country. The gimmick gave rise to the phrase, “Keep the ball rolling.” #Idioms #Keep_the_ball_rolling


Benjamin Harrison was born on August 20, 1833. Nominated for President on the eighth ballot at the 1888 Republican Convention, Benjamin Harrison conducted one of the first "front-porch" campaigns, delivering short speeches to delegations that visited him in Indianapolis. As he was only 5 feet, 6 inches tall, Democrats called him "Little Ben"; Republicans replied that he was big enough to wear the hat of his grandfather, "Old Tippecanoe."


Benjamin Harrison Took Office - March 4, 1889. Left Office - March 4, 1893. The twenty third president, Republican party. His vice president was Levi P. Morton.


PHOTOS: 7 Presidential Summer Homes

President Harrison's Grandchildren and His Whiskers The Harrison’s grandchildren on the South Lawn. Benjamin “Baby” McKee and Marthena Harrison ride in a cart behind their pet goat, His Whiskers, while Mary McKee waits her turn.


The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is the former residence of 23rd U.S. President Benjamin Harrison (1889 to 1893). This museum is dedicated to his achievements and his impact on United States history.