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Harrison Presidential site offers free admission for primary voters

Harrison Presidential site offers free admission for primary voters

“I voted!”

Get ready to see plenty of those stickers everywhere today and many of them may come from the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. It’ll be a polling place for primaries today, May 8. To encourage civic duty with all voters, the Presidential Site is offering anyone (no matter where they voted) wearing their “I Voted” sticker (or showing a selfie of them wearing it) FREE ADMISSION to the site through Sunday, May 13.

Charlie Hyde, President & CEO, Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, tells us more:

Harrison Presidential site offers free admission for primary voters

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is encouraging civic duty in a non-partisan way. 

What better place to vote than at the home of America’s Hoosier president, who opened Ellis Island, commissioned the Pledge of Allegiance and was a strong advocate for African-American voting rights?

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site encourages civic duty as a part of its goal to be the most civically engaged Presidential Site in the U.S. and is honored to serve as a polling place. 

What: Primary Day Live 

When: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Where: Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

About the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site:

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site celebrates the remarkable legacy of America’s Hoosier President. The museum is a National Historic Landmark situated within easy walking distance of downtown Indianapolis and the bustling 16th Street corridor. The 1875 Italianate mansion is exquisitely restored and has an exceptional collection of more than 10,000 artifacts. Daily tours of the property include a 75-minute guided tour through the Harrison house and private quarters. Highlights include an awe-inspiring collection of Gilded Age finery, paintings, furniture and personal presidential gifts and mementos. The privately operated, non-profit organization receives no direct tax support and is dedicated to sharing the life stories, arts and culture of an American President to increase public participation in the American system of self-government.

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