Richard M. Nixon Birthplace
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 33° 53.366 W 117° 49.074
11S E 424370 N 3750197
Quick Description: The farmhouse in Yorba Linda, California where Richard Nixon was born in 1913.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2006 7:37:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMD8M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bamageek
Views: 245

Long Description:

Richard Nixon was a U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, Vice President under Dwight Eisenhower and the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. Nixon's many accomplishments while in office - ending the Vietnam War, visiting communist China and establishing diplomatic relations, beginning the Middle East peace process, etc., are unfortunately overshadowed by the Watergate scandal. Nixon remains the only president to resign from office.

The house stands exactly where it did when built by Nixon's father. It is now part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace. The home is open for brief guided tours. Information about the Library, including hours and admission prices is HERE.

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President Name: Richard Milhouse Nixon

Birth Place?: yes

Term Of Office: 1969-1974

Date of Birth: 1/9/1913

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