Nick and the official Presidents.

Unique Prez Museum Gets New Home

Nick Pahys Jr, has packed up his One And Only Presidential Museum and moved it a couple of towns east, to Williamsfield, Ohio. Although the distance is only about 15 miles, Nick feels that it's significant. "Now I'm accessible to about 50 million people," he told us. The new building, painted in red, white, and blue, had its grand opening on Presidents' Day.

According to Nick, the new location sits on 41 acres of rural land and has substantially expanded its exhibit space. "I've got poetry, I've got literature, I've got astronauts, I've got the Revolutionary War, I've got the Civil War," he said. "There's nothing else like it in the world. I got ALL the presidents. With ALL the facts. That's what I deal in. Facts."

For those who are unaware, the prime purpose of the One And Only Presidential Museum is to champion the cause of John Hanson, who Nick Pahys, Jr. claims was the first "true" president of the United States, preceding George Washington by several years.

Truth is something dear to Nick. He feels that it's in short supply, especially when it comes to American history. "I'm the only true historian that tells the truth," he told us. "There's not another one in the world. Why do 20 countries keep track of me? I'll tell you why. 'Cause I'm the only one who tells the truth."

To further the cause of truth, Nick wrote a book, What Every American Should Know, which is sold at the Museum gift shop (Nick told us that Barnes & Noble refuses to carry it). We were happy to learn from Nick that he's completing a second book, I'm The #1 Weirdo Of The World, which will be autobiographical. Nick did not divulge any details, but he assured us that, "It's gonna blow the people's minds right off their heads."

Despite the new Museum, and all of the press attention on Presidents' Day, and the many awards and honors that continue to be showered on Nick from across the globe, he admitted to us that he sometimes feels frustrated. Nick finds that the media twists everything that he says, and that the American public doesn't give a damn. Nick told us that the Museum web site, which costs hundreds of dollars to maintain, has brought in only ten dollars in donations.

"Why do you think Nelson Mandela spent 25 years in jail?" he asked us. "I'll tell you why: To prove a point. Would you like to spend 25 years in jail to prove a point? Would you like to spend 50 years of your life, like I did, with his own money? Mortgaged his house five times? To build this museum? I doubt it!"

"There's a lot of good people in the world," Nick conceded, "but nobody wants to step out and speak the truth. I'm the only one with the nerve and the audacity to do it."

[02/25/2008]
Address:
6585 Howard Rd, Williamsfield, OH
Directions:
In far eastern Ohio. I-80 exit 228 to Hwy 11 north for about 25 miles, or I-90 exit 228 to Hwy 11 south for about 20 miles. Exit Hwy 11 at US 322. Drive east a quarter-mile, then turn left onto Gane Rd/Hwy 155. Drive north one mile, turn left onto Windsor Rd/Hwy 6, then make a quick right onto Knapp Rd/Howard Rd.
Hours:
Th-Su 11 am - 7 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
440-344-0523
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