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[Detail] Major-General Zachary Taylor--President of the United States. 1848.

News Writing | Journal | Dramatic Dialogue | Interview | Literary Theme

News Writing: Society Page Report

Marriage of Frances Folsom and Grover Cleveland

The President's wedding. Marriage of Grover Cleveland and Frances Folsom. [1886]

Grover Cleveland was the only president to be married in the White House. Ask students to find out about this event and to write a newspaper account from the point of view of a society news reporter of the time.

Search on Cleveland for this image of the wedding of President Grover Cleveland and Frances Folsom.