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After supervising significant renovations to the administrative mansion, she died of tuberculosis in the course of his reelection crusade. After wasting his moment bid for the presidency in 1892, Benjamin Harrison started an energetic moment profession as a legal professional, author, and professor. He additionally remarried at age sixty-two to Mary Dimmick, a niece of his overdue spouse who had labored as an assistant to the 1st woman. Benjamin Harrison’s tomb In March of 1901 at age sixty-seven, Harrison took sick at his domestic in Indianapolis. an easy case of the flu became pneumonia. Harrison didn't reply to a variety of remedies and on March 12 lapsed out and in of a coma. His kinfolk and closest associates amassed through his bedside. At approximately 4:45 p. m. on March thirteen, 1901, Benjamin Harrison died. On March sixteen, Harrison’s physique used to be taken to lie in country within the rotunda of the Indiana country capitol. A small inner most provider used to be played at his domestic tomorrow. a bigger funeral was once held on the First Presbyterian Church the place Harrison have been a member for almost fifty years. electorate covered up outdoor greater than hours earlier than the carrier begun. Mourners within spilled over into the aisles, and the altar overflowed with roses, lilies, and violets. The church choir sang “Rock of Ages,” reportedly the past due president’s favourite hymn—and the single one he ever attempted to sing. President William McKinley was once in attendance and contributors of Harrison’s cupboard served as honorary pallbearers. Benjamin Harrison was once buried beside his first spouse, Carrie, at Crown Hill Memorial Cemetery in Indianapolis. on the graveside provider, 3 white carnations have been put on most sensible of the walnut casket. The casket, enclosed in a granite tomb, was once diminished into the floor to the sounds of cannon fireplace. traveling Benjamin Harrison’s Tomb at Crown Hill Cemetery Crown Hill Cemetery is found in Indianapolis, Indiana. Crown Hill can be the burial website of 3 vice presidents: Thomas Riley Marshall, vp to Woodrow Wilson, Thomas Andrews Hendricks, vice chairman to Grover Cleveland, and Charles Warren Fairbanks, vice chairman to Theodore Roosevelt. Crown Hill Cemetery is open day-by-day from 8:00 a. m. to 8:00 p. m. , April 1 via October 14, and from 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. , October 15 via March 31. The cemetery’s place of work is open Monday via Friday, 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. , and Saturday, 8:30 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. The place of work is closed Sundays and vacation trips. there is not any admission cost. From Indianapolis overseas Airport: go out the airport and pass east on I-70, towards downtown Indianapolis. remain within the left lane because it merges into I-65 North. go out at the correct onto Meridian highway and switch correct. Take Meridian road north to Thirty-fourth road. flip left onto Thirty-fourth road and stick with it via cease lighting fixtures. Thirty-fourth road will dead-end on the cemetery’s huge stone gate. this can be the Thirty-fourth road and side road position front. persist with the white line painted at the highway to the president’s memorial. From downtown Indianapolis: Crown Hill Cemetery is nearly three.