One City´s Surprising Tie To The GOP Posted By: RightWriter 12/11/2012 4:30:42 PM Referenced Article written by GOP actually held six conventions in this town! DAN CIRUCCI, by Daniel A. Cirucci Original Article
Where was the first Republican National Convention held?
Well, it was held in 1856 in a place called the Musical Fund Hall.
The party nominated James C. Fremont for president but he lost to James Buchanan. Buchanan was the 15th President of the United States. He is the only president from Pennsylvania, the only president who remained a lifelong bachelor, and the last president born in the 18th century.
Of course, the Republican Party was