Franklin Pierce: America's hottest president?

What are you waiting for, U.S. Mint? Ben Franklin wasn't even president, yo!
What are you waiting for, U.S. Mint? Ben Franklin wasn't even president, yo!
Was charged with running a lady over with his horse, but charges were dropped due to lack of evidence!
Was charged with running a lady over with his horse, but charges were dropped due to lack of evidence!
Time-traveling paparazzi snapped this shot of Pierce with time-traveling Lena Dunham. WEDDING BELLS?!
Time-traveling paparazzi snapped this shot of Pierce with time-traveling Lena Dunham. WEDDING BELLS?!
"The storm of frency and faction must inevitably dash itself in vain against the unshaken rock of the Constitution."
"The storm of frency and faction must inevitably dash itself in vain against the unshaken rock of the Constitution."
He is so obscure - was he the first hipster president? He wanted to annex Cuba before it was cool!
He is so obscure - was he the first hipster president? He wanted to annex Cuba before it was cool!

In honor of President's Day, we're taking an in-depth look at Concord's own POTUS: Franklin Pierce. He wasn't the best president, but he may have been the sexiest! Some folks called him 'Young Hickory of the Granite Hills,' but to us, he'll always be 'Handsome Frank.'

Author: Ben Conant

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