National Geographic : 1935 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE PRESIDENT BUCHANAN ROAMED HEREABOUTS AS A BOY, WITH A BELL JINGLING FROM HIS NECK The stone pyramid in the James Buchanan State Forest Monument near Fort Loudon marks the birthplace of the Nation's fifteenth chief executive. The house itself has been moved to near-by Mercersburg. To keep tab on the future statesman, his parents made him wear a turkey bell. i'fotographs by adwin L. Wisherd ROBERT FULTON'S BIRTHPLACE SEEMS AS ENDURING AS HIS FAME A century and seventy years ago the builder of the steamboat Clermont was born in this farm house near Quarryville. The comfortable old dwelling with its venerable trees has been in the possession of the Swift family for more than a century.