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Also known as the James Buchanan House, Wheatland is a Federal style house previously owned by James Buchanan, the 15th president of the United States. It was his home during his presidency until his demise in 1868.

The original property was owned even before 1824 when it was sold to the bank and was first developed into the original Wheatland. James Buchanan only acquired it in 1848, while he was the Secretary of State. The brick mansion was constructed by the original owner, William Jenkins.

James Buchanan died in the Wheatland, right in his second-story room. It was then sold to George Wilson and was acquired by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland in 1935, who opened it to the public in 1936.
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