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Today in Indiana History: Benjamin Harrison Nominated for President

Indianapolis Journal, June 26, 1888. Hoosier State Chronicles.

On June 25, 1888, the Republican National Convention in Chicago nominated Indiana resident Benjamin Harrison for president.  You can read a contemporary newspaper account about the convention in the Republican supporting Indianapolis Journal.  Or if you want a different perspective you can read about it in the Democratic supporting Indiana State Sentinel.