William Henry Harrison, born February 9, 1773, was the ninth President of the United States. During his inauguration he caught a cold that developed into pneumonia and died on April 14, 1841. He had been President less than a month.
William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, built this substantial brick house in 1804, while serving as governor of Indiana Territory. He lived there until he left to take command of American forces in the old Northwest during the War of 1812.
Welcome to Grouseland, the William Henry Harrison Mansion Museum, the elegant Georgian home built by Harrison in l803-04 during the period when he was Governor of the Indiana Territory. Because Harrison in 1840 was elected the ninth President of the United States, Grouseland is also a Presidential site.