President Woodrow Wilson’s Speech

– May 20, 1916

President Wilson Charlotte Observer Front Page May 20 1916

You will say we wish to celebrate the memories of that time to which we look back with such pride—when our fathers, with singular wis­dom of counsel and stoutness of heart, undertook to set up an independent nation on this side of the water.”
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Watch footage of President Eisenhower’s Visit to Charlotte

– May 20, 1954

President Eisenhower in Freedom Park

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