First lady trivia: Anna Harrison’s Packed Bags Never Made It

When young Anna Symmes met soldier William Henry Harrison on a visit to her sister in Kentucky, there…

First lady trivia: Mary Arthur McElroy was an Anti-Suffragette

Chester Arthur went into his sudden presidency after the assassination of President Garfield as a widower. His beloved…

First Lady Trivia: Edith Bolling Wilson Ran The Country and Was Descended From Pocahontas

Edith Wilson was a unique first lady in more ways than one. For one, she was the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-granddaughter…

First lady trivia: Elizabeth Monroe saved Lafeyette’s Wife From Execution

Elizabeth Monroe married future President James Monroe when she was only seventeen in 1786. The couple first lived…

First Lady Trivia: Eleanor Roosevelt Forced Newspapers to Hire Female Reporters (And May Have Had An Affair With One)

Eleanor Roosevelt is one of the country’s most famous First Ladies, and has long been regarded as a…

First lady trivia: Florence Harding was Accused of Murder

The death of President Warren Harding came as a shock to the nation. He was only 58 years…

First lady trivia: Lucretia Garfield Nursed Her Husband Back to Health After An Assassination Attempt

The love story of Lucretia and James Garfield is not the smoothest or most romantic one in the…

First Lady Trivia: Mary Todd Lincoln Held Seances In The White House

In the aftermath of the civil war, when 750,000 American lives were lost, there were many families across…

First lady trivia: Dolley Madison Had An Honorary Seat In Congress

Dolley Madison helped define what a first lady would be, hosting guests and addressing social problems. She campaigned…