Martin Van Buren: The Little Magician pops up in Rochester

In keeping with our Presidential visits to Rochester (BELOW), on Sept 5, 1839, Van Buren, the first sitting president to visit the city, was greeted by thousands of cheering well wishers, booming cannon, blaring martial music, and a flood of ┬ájournalistic purple prose. Martin Van Buren: The Little Magician pops up in Rochester — Michael … Continue reading Martin Van Buren: The Little Magician pops up in Rochester