For President's Day, Time Warner Cable's YNN did a feature on U.S. presidents with a link to the Capital Region. Included was Union’s own Chester A. Arthur, Class of 1848 and the country’s 21st president.
The College houses a number of artifacts and other memorabilia from Arthur’s days as a student, along with other items such as a walnut and leather writing desk used by President Ainlay. The Chester Arthur statue stands outside the gate to Jackson’s Garden.
To view the YNN clip, click here.
To learn more about Arthur, click here.