April 18, 2007 — November 18, 2007
Organized by the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C., this traveling exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Wilson’s birth. The exhibit juxtaposes Woodrow Wilson’s political achievements as the 28th president of the United States (1913–21) with his less familiar private life through political memorabilia, personal effects, and photographic images that fill five galleries. He and his first wife, Ellen, were deeply involved in the design of their Tudor-style residence on Library Place. Built in 1896, this elegant structure has recently been painstakingly restored by Bob and Jill Carr, who have enjoyed learning many things about Woodrow and Ellen in the process. Woodrow Wilson dined at Morven on February 27, 1909.