1851 Valentine

valentine 1851 b. harrisonHappy Valentine’s Day 2014.  Will you save the valentines you get today?   Will you get a valentine from someone who might someday become president?  Helen L. Kemper kept this valentine she received from Benjamin Harrison in 1851 when he was a student at Miami University.  Two years later he married Dr. Scott’s daughter, Caroline Scott whom he had met when he was a student at Farmers’ College and she lived with her father in Mt. Healthy, where Dr. Scott was a professor at Famers’ College.  Benjamin went on to become president of the US and Caroline the first lady. Valentine posted on the Ohio Memory Project

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