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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library visitation up

By News 5 Staff, news@wcyb.com
Published On: Dec 29 2013 03:59:58 PM CST
OTD November 7 - Woodrow Wilson

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1916: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, the Democratic candidate, is re-elected president over Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican candidate. Wilson won 49.2 percent of the popular vote and 277 electoral votes to Hughes' 46.1 percent and 254 electoral votes.

STAUNTON, Va. -

The head of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum says visitation has increased about 13 percent this year.
    
Library CEO and president Don Wilson tells media outlets that interest has been sparked by the release of a biography of Wilson and the 100th anniversary of Wilson's inauguration as America's 28th president.
    
The library held an open house on Saturday to celebrate Wilson's birthday.
    
Wilson was born in Staunton.