External Web Sites
Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's twentieth anniversary television series. Select the page
Pierce to find facts about his personal life
and public service, and links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography.
Directory of the United States Congress: Franklin Pierce
This publication contains a short biography of every member
of Congress from 1774 to the present, including Franklin
Pierce. It also provides a selected bibliography and a listing of research
collections related to Pierce.
Franklin Pierce Bicentennial
This site commemorates the bicentennial of the birth of
Franklin Pierce (1804-69), the fourteenth president of
the United States of America.
The Miller Center of Public Affairs
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about Franklin Pierce and his
life before, during, and after his presidential terms.
It also provides biographical information about the cabinet
officials who served in his administration.
The Pierce Manse
This site contains information on Franklin Pierce's
home in Concord, New Hampshire. It contains information
for visitors, as well as biographical information on Pierce
and his family.
The official White House Web site presents a brief biography
his wife, Jane