PHOTOS: Take a tour of President Benjamin Harrison’s Indianapolis home

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 16, 2015)– What better way to spend Presidents Day than by visiting President Benjamin Harrison’s Indianapolis home right here in our back yard?! President Harrison served as the nation’s 23rd president.

Photos courtesy of The IndyStar.

President Benjamin Harrison, played by Ed Myers, waits for visitors in his office. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, played by Ed Myers, waits for visitors in his office. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, played by Ed Myers, waits for visitors in his office. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, played by Ed Myers, waits for visitors in his office. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, played by Ed Myers, greets his visitors in his office. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, played by Ed Myers, greets his visitors in his office. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

President Harrison's seamstress Josie, played by Caitlyn O'Connor tends to her needlework as she waits for visitors. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Harrison’s seamstress Josie, played by Caitlyn O’Connor tends to her needlework as she waits for visitors. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

Visitors to the President Harrison home get a tour of Mary Harrison McKee's bedroom. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

Visitors to the President Harrison home get a tour of Mary Harrison McKee’s bedroom. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

President Harrison's seamstress Josie, played by Caitlyn O'Connor shows visitors a portrait of Caroline Scott Harrison and the dress she made for her. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Harrison’s seamstress Josie, played by Caitlyn O’Connor shows visitors a portrait of Caroline Scott Harrison and the dress she made for her. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidential butler Charles, played by Jim Johnson, waits for his daily visitors. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidential butler Charles, played by Jim Johnson, waits for his daily visitors. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, Ed Myers, takes a sneak peak at supper that cook Dolly Johnson, played by Robin Bankhead, is preparing for the family. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, Ed Myers, takes a sneak peak at supper that cook Dolly Johnson, played by Robin Bankhead, is preparing for the family. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

Dolly Johnson, played by Robin Bankhead, has a framed market receipt from Hand's Central Market purchased on August 21, 1891. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

Dolly Johnson, played by Robin Bankhead, has a framed market receipt from Hand’s Central Market purchased on August 21, 1891. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, Ed Myers, socializes in the kitchen with the presidential help. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Benjamin Harrison, Ed Myers, socializes in the kitchen with the presidential help. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

President Harrison family cook, Dolly Johnson, prepares soup as she talks to group of visitors in her kitchen. Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

President Harrison family cook, Dolly Johnson, prepares soup as she talks to group of visitors in her kitchen. Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Here is some of President Harrison's official dinner plate on display in the dining room.   Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Here is some of President Harrison’s official dinner plate on display in the dining room. Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidents' Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House.  Matt Kryger / The Star

Presidents’ Day at the President Benjamin Harrison Home visitors got to interact with family members and household staff, whose roles are recreated by exceptional actors. Hear the conversations and gossip of the day in 1898 as you enter each room and find out more about what life was like after the President returned home from the White House. Matt Kryger / The Star

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