• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Home to a People's President

President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.

Did You Know?

Truman farm at Grandview, MO, ca. 1906-1909. Credit: Truman Library.

The farmhouse at the Truman farm in Grandview was built in 1894 to replace a larger structure that burned that same year. The smaller house was meant to be temporary, but soon became permanent.