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In Memorial: Presidential Monuments Dedicated to Calvin Coolidge

By    |   Monday, 11 May 2015 12:07 PM

Calvin Coolidge became president due to the untimely death of his predecessor. The White House credits his Vermont upbringing with developing his conservative belief in thrift. A memorial park dedicated to Coolidge has been developed in his hometown. He was blessed to be president during a prosperous time in the nation's history.

The Plymouth Notch, Vermont home where Calvin Coolidge was born is part of the state historic site that preserves life in the time of his childhood.

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The site has many preserved buildings from Coolidge's early years as well as the early part of the 20th century. It also includes the home that Coolidge was visiting when he took the oath of office.

The memorial that marks the spot of his final resting place is surprisingly simple, given the markers and memorials of other leaders.

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The simple headstone in the Plymouth Cemetery is a reminder that Coolidge believed the country's presidents are drawn from the people and should return to them. He is buried alongside seven generations of his ancestors.

The Forbes Library in Northampton, Massachusetts serves as the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum. The library is the public library for the city or Northampton, where Coolidge made his home as an adult. The library is the only public library in the country which houses a presidential collection.

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