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Franklin Pierce on the Air
Listen to this fascinating Pierce birthday broadcast on New Hampshire Public Radio--
featuring the Franklin Pierce Pages' David Holzel

Five Amazing Facts About Franklin Pierce
David Holzel contributes

The Hopkins Hoax
In the early days of the Civil War, ex-President Pierce was falsely implicated in a non-existent treasonous plot that never was.

The Franklin Pierce Blog

Part of (but certainly the most important part of) the American Presidents Blog.



 
YOUNG HICKORY AMONG HIS PEERS


American Presidents: Life Portraits (from C-Span)

The Presidents of the United States (from the White House)

The American Presidency (with lots of links)


Franklinpierce.org
 About the 24th president (if you include the Articles of Confederation)

Greater than Andrew Johnson?? (C-Span's historians' poll)

Fast Facts about Frank (from AmericanHeritage.com)

 

 

THE LEGACY OF THE MAN

Pierce's Inaugural Address

Franklin Pierce's Grave

Franklin Pierce's NYT Obituary
Who doesn't live to have his/her obit in the New York Times?

The Pierce Manse What's a manse? The answer is here.
Next time you're in Concord, N.H., stop by and have some rum cake.


Text of the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Proving that there are no second acts in mid-19th century presidential politics.

The Rodney Dangerfield of Presidents
Failure Magazine gives Pierce no respect.





THE FRANKLIN PIERCE INDUSTRY

Has the Secret Behind Franklin Pierce's Hairstyle Been Revealed?

"New Hampshire's Favorite Son" and "Martyr for the Union"
Peter Wallner's two-volume Pierce biography

The Franklin Pierce Bicentennial
Be there in 2004


Link Free or Die
The view from New Hampshire





THIS 'N' THAT

Franklin Pierce for Kids
By the kids who love him

The Medical History of Franklin Pierce
Will we ever find out what dropsical effusion of the abdomen is?

"Franklin Pierce's Last Ride"
Country music at its best, in this song about the battle that was Pierce's life.



JUST FOR FUN

The Jewish Angle
It's better than sponge cake

The Coolidge Experience
Dedicated to another obscure president


"A Dream I Had About Franklin Pierce"
Sometimes a president is not really a president


Franklin Pierce Ring member site


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