Farmington, Michigan

Governor Warner Mansion. Home to the Governor of Michigan from

1905 to 1911. Born in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, Warner

spent most of his life in Michigan. Warner was orphaned at three

months of age and adopted by a family in Farmington. He attended

attended the  Michigan Agricultural College  (now Michigan State

University). As a Farmington businessman and agriculturist, he

established thirteen cheese factories. In 1920,  he began serving

as a Republican National Committeeman until his death 1923.

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Campobello Island, New Brunswick Canada

Roosevelt Campobello Cottage The summer retreat of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor

Roosevelt and their family. It is located on the southern tip of Campobello Island in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and is connected to the mainland by the Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, at Lubec, Maine in the United States. Here in August 1921, 39-year-old Roosevelt, who would go on to become the 32nd President of the United States, fell ill and was diagnosed with polio.FDR was no longer able to stay at the "beloved island",[3] but he sailed there in 1933 and visited briefly in 1936 and 1939.[4] Eleanor Roosevelt loved the cool summer weather and visited many times with her children and friends. After her death in 1962 Love It or Leave It @


Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello, Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, author of the Declaration of Independence. He served as the third President of the United States (1801–1809). In 1768, Jefferson began constructing his primary residence Monticello (Italian for "Little Mountain") on a hilltop overlooking his 5,000-acre plantation.Construction was done mostly by local masons and carpenters, assisted by Jefferson's slaves. He moved into the South Pavilion in 1770. Turning Monticello into a neoclassical masterpiece in the Palladian style was his perennial project.


Rochester Hills, Michigan

Meadow Brook Hall is a Tudor revival style mansion located at 480 South Adams Road in Rochester Hills, Michigan. It was built between 1926 and 1929 by Matilda Dodge Wilson (the widow of auto pioneer John Francis Dodge) and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson. In 1957, the mansion and the surrounding property and buildings were donated to the State of Michigan in order to fund Michigan State University–Oakland, now known as Oakland University. (Love It or Leave It) @