Presidents From New York

Tom Capstraw (L) and Zach Warner, both of Albany, look at George Washington’s farewell address, written in his own hand, on display at the New York State Museum on Friday in Albany, N.Y. The document is part of a Presidents’ Weekend exhibit of New York residents who became president. The exhibit honors Washington, the nation’s first president, Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Chester A. Arthur, Ulysses S. Grant, Grover Cleveland, and Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt. (APPhoto/Mike Groll)
Tom Capstraw (L) and Zach Warner, both of Albany, look at George Washington’s farewell address, written in his own hand, on display at the New York State Museum on Friday in Albany, N.Y. The document is part of a Presidents’ Weekend exhibit of New York residents who became president. The exhibit honors Washington, the nation’s first president, Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Chester A. Arthur, Ulysses S. Grant, Grover Cleveland, and Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt. (APPhoto/Mike Groll)