Richard Nixon Birthplace House, China & Gifts Photos

Richard Milhous Nixon was born in a house built from a mail order kit by his parents in 1912. His grave & that of his wife Pat are next to the house in the rose garden. Many of the gifts given to the Nixons are housed in the adjacent library.

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Reflecting pool in garden of Nixon Library & Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.House in which Richard Nixon was born in 1913. Yorba Linda, CA.Nixon birth house was bought by Nixon's parents as a mail-order kit & built. Yorba Linda, CA.Nixon birth house had three rooms & loft where four Nixon sons slept. Yorba Linda, CA.
Reflecting pool in garden of Nixon Library & Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.House in which Richard Nixon was born in 1913. Yorba Linda, CA.Nixon birth house was bought by Nixon's parents as a mail-order kit & built (1912). Yorba Linda, CA. Style: Stick. On National Register.Nixon birth house had three rooms & loft where four Nixon sons slept. Yorba Linda, CA.
Bed in which Nixon was born at Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Original dresser in Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Parlor of Nixon Birthplace where Nixon learned to debate politics. Yorba Linda, CA.Parlor of Nixon Birthplace with piano where Nixon learned music. Yorba Linda, CA.
Bed in which Nixon was born at Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Original dresser in Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Parlor of Nixon Birthplace where Nixon learned to debate politics. Yorba Linda, CA.Parlor of Nixon Birthplace with piano where Nixon learned music. Yorba Linda, CA.
China cabinet in parlor of Nixon Birthplace where 90% of furnishings are original. Yorba Linda, CA.Painted plates on wall of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Dining table in parlor of Nixon Birthplace where Nixon learned to debate politics. Yorba Linda, CA.Wooden high chair in parlor of Nixon Birthplace used by Richard Nixon & his brothers. Yorba Linda, CA.
China cabinet in parlor of Nixon Birthplace where 90% of furnishings are original. Yorba Linda, CA.Painted plates on wall of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Dining table in parlor of Nixon Birthplace where Nixon learned to debate politics. Yorba Linda, CA.Wooden high chair in parlor of Nixon Birthplace used by Richard Nixon & his brothers. Yorba Linda, CA.
Graphic in parlor of Nixon Birthplace showing John Alden and Priscilla. Yorba Linda, CA.Painted pottery vase in parlor of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Nippon porcelain coffee pot in kitchen of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Nippon porcelain cups, saucer & plates at Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.
Graphic in parlor of Nixon Birthplace showing John Alden and Priscilla. Yorba Linda, CA.Painted pottery vase in parlor of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Nippon porcelain coffee pot in kitchen of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Nippon porcelain cups, saucer & plates at Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.
Belleville, IL wood stove in kitchen of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.California cooler cupboard in kitchen of Nixon Birthplace where cool air from basement came up through screen shelves. Yorba Linda, CA.Objects in pantry of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Grave of Richard Nixon at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Belleville, IL wood stove in kitchen of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.California cooler cupboard in kitchen of Nixon Birthplace where cool air from basement came up through screen shelves. Yorba Linda, CA.Objects in pantry of Nixon Birthplace. Yorba Linda, CA.Grave of Richard Nixon (1913-94) at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Grave of Patricia Ryan Nixon at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Rose garden around Nixon's graves at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Rose at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Red & yellow rose at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Grave of Patricia Ryan Nixon (1912-93) at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Rose garden around Nixon's graves at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Rose at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Red & yellow rose at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Grounds of Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Gazebo use at White House for 1971 marriage of Tricia Nixon & Edward Finch Cox at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Blue & gold dinner plate from White House china of Woodrow Wilson by Lenox China, Trenton, NJ, at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Cup & saucer from White House china of Woodrow Wilson at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Grounds of Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Gazebo use at White House for 1971 marriage of Tricia Nixon & Edward Finch Cox at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Blue & gold dinner plate from White House china of Woodrow Wilson by Lenox China, Trenton, NJ, at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Cup & saucer from White House china of Woodrow Wilson at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Nixon's personal china used daily in White House from Syracuse China at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Coalport plate collected by Pat Nixon used in White House at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Border detail of Franklin Roosevelt presidential porcelain by Lenox China, Trenton, NJ, with roses & feathers of Roosevelt family crest at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Detail of Harry Truman presidential porcelain by Lenox China, Trenton, NJ, who turned eagle to face olive branch at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Nixon's personal china (1940) used daily in White House from Syracuse China at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Coalport plate collected by Pat Nixon used in White House at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Border detail of Franklin Roosevelt presidential porcelain by Lenox China, Trenton, NJ, with roses & feathers of Roosevelt family crest at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Detail of Harry Truman presidential porcelain by Lenox China, Trenton, NJ, who turned eagle to face olive branch at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Dinner plate with California Golden Poppy from White House china of Lyndon Johnson at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Dinner plate from White House china of Lyndon Johnson which featured the official wildflowers of all states by Castleton China of New Castle, PA, at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Bowl with image of Shipright's Arms, made in England to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Dinner plate with California Golden Poppy from White House china of Lyndon Johnson at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Dinner plate from White House china of Lyndon Johnson which featured the official wildflowers of all states by Castleton China of New Castle, PA, at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England (1824) to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Bowl with image of Shipright's Arms, made in England (1824) to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Russian cock & mosaic pattern demitasse coffee cup given to Nixon by USSR Secretary Leonid Brezhnev at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Turquoise crystal vase by Riihimaki Glass Factory given to Nixon by Finland's President Urho Kekkonen at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Carved jade sculpted horses given to Nixon by China's Secretary Hu Yaobang at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Obsidian & silver bookends given to Nixon by Mexico's President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Russian cock & mosaic pattern demitasse coffee cup given to Nixon by USSR Secretary Leonid Brezhnev at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Turquoise crystal vase by Riihimaki Glass Factory given to Nixon by Finland's President Urho Kekkonen at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Carved jade sculpted horses given to Nixon by China's Secretary Hu Yaobang at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Obsidian & silver bookends given to Nixon by Mexico's President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Gold & silver peacocks given to Nixon by Britain's Prime Minister Harold Wilson at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Gold filigree jewelry box given to Nixon by Ivory Coast President at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Gold & turquoise necklace given to Nixon by Egypt's President Sadat at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Emerald & diamond necklace given to Nixon by the Prince of Saudi Arabia Fahd bin Abd Al-Aziz at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Gold & silver peacocks given to Nixon by Britain's Prime Minister Harold Wilson at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Gold filigree jewelry box given to Nixon by Ivory Coast President at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Gold & turquoise necklace given to Nixon by Egypt's President Sadat at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Emerald & diamond necklace given to Nixon by the Prince of Saudi Arabia Fahd bin Abd Al-Aziz at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.
Portrait of George Washington on ivory by Robert Field given to Nixon by President of Venezuela at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.


Portrait of George Washington on ivory (18th C) by Robert Field (attrib) given to Nixon by President of Venezuela at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.



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