22 & 24 - Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland was born on March 8, 1837, in the manse of the First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell, New Jersey.  I visited the Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historic Site after moving to NJ in 2000.  Then, a month later, after years of going to presidential sites with my parents, this became the first one that I took them to.  Unfortunately, it was also the last site I visited with my father, as he passed nine months later.  This visit is a cherished memory.

In 1841, the Clevelands moved to Fayetteville, New York, where they resided near his father's church in a home at 109 Academy Road.  I visited in the fall of 2014:

Note: This is a private residence and not open to the public.

In 1850, the Clevelands moved to 22 Utica Street in Clinton, New York. This house no longer exists.
In 1853, the family moved to 9573 Main Street in Holland Patent, New York.  I visited this site in 2014:

Note: This is a private residence and not open to the public.

Cleveland left home in 1854 and studied law in Buffalo.  He remained there for almost 30 years.  He lived at 51 Johnson Park, although it is unclear for how much of his time in Buffalo he lived in this home.  I visited this site in November 2014:

From 1883 to 1885, Cleveland served as Governor of New York and lived in Albany.  I visited the New York State Executive Mansion in 2014:

Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms as president, living in the White House from 1885 to 1889 and again from 1893 to 1897. I have visited this site many times - here's a picture of me photo-bombing some friends at the White House in 2013:


In between his two terms, Cleveland worked for a prestigious law firm in New York City; he and his wife lived in a hotel.  I have yet been unable to determine the exact location.
After leaving the presidency in 1897, Cleveland lived the remainder of his life at Westland.  This site is privately owned and not open to the public.  I have not visited this site.

Grover Cleveland died at home on June 24, 1808.  He is buried at Princeton Cemetery.  I visited in 2014:

Cleveland served almost a year as mayor of Buffalo, New York, and the city has honored him with a statue in front of City Hall:

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