Huntington, Indiana, is home to the Dan Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center. It’s an amazing place to learn more about the forty-seven individuals who have served as second in command. It was also interesting to learn about some of the issues surrounding the office. When William Henry Harrison died in office, it wasn’t clear whether John Tyler would succeed him or merely be an Acting President. When Woodrow Wilson was incapacitated by stroke and unable to fulfill his responsibilities, Thomas Marshall did not step into the role. And of course there are questions. What if Hannibal Hamlin of Maine, Abraham Lincoln’s first VP had been on the ticket with Lincoln in 1864 instead of Andrew Johnson?  What if Levi Morton had accepted the offer run again with William McKinley instead of Theodore Roosevelt? Besides the view and read all the fascinating exhibits we had the opportunity for interesting conversation with Dan Johns who curates the museum and conducts programs for students throughout the academic year. A great find here in Dan Quayle’s and four other VP’s home state!

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