Roseland Cottage

On the Piazza with the Prez

President William Henry Harrison was Bowens’ illustrious guest in 1889. He occupies the seat of honor at the center of this photo, taken on Roseland’s front porch. Harrison was one of three presidents to spend the night at Roseland Cottage, in what was dubbed “The Presidents’ Room” by the family. The young woman in front on the right is Grace Bowen with her brothers Henry and Clarence on either side. Henry and Ellen are in the rear.