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Former longtime employee honored during chestnut tree planting

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The American Chestnut Foundation donated two trees to be planted at Spiegel Grove. One was named for Ralph Billow.

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Video: 2017 Hayes Easter Egg Roll

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Watch the events from the 2017 Hayes Egg Roll and learn about its history in this short video.

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President Hayes knew, respected Frederick Douglass and sought his advice

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Hayes valued and respected Douglass' opinions and consulted him at various times during his administration.

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Purple Heart belonging to man killed in Korean War returned to family at HPLM

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Cpl. Richard Stout was killed in action during the Korean War. Purple Hearts Reunited returned the medal to his family.

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The misconception about Hayes, Reconstruction and Jim Crow

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By the time Hayes became president, Reconstruction was mostly over. Jim Crow laws were not widespread until the 1890s, and they were legitimized by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1896, three years after Hayes’ death.

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Family of World War I veteran receives Purple Heart at HPLM

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Purple Hearts Reunited returned the medal to the family of World War I veteran Carl Ivan Bond.

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How does the Electoral College work? Find out at the Hayes Museum.

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Learn how the Electoral College works and how it has affected elections.

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Video: Sleigh rides at Spiegel Grove

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Watch the sleigh rides through Spiegel Grove, estate of President Hayes. 

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HPLM group visits Battle of South Mountain site

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Rutherford B. Hayes was severely wounded in this important yet not well-known battle.

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Rutherford B. Hayes and his religious views

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President Hayes lived the life of a Christian, but he never actually considered himself one.

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