• Saxton House at First Ladies National Historic Site

    First Ladies

    National Historic Site Ohio

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Website Under Construction

    While our new website is being created, please visit our partner's website www.firstladies.org for up do date information. Thank you! More »

  • Site Temporary Closed During Pro-Football HOF Enshrinement Activities

    Please note that the site will be closed all day on Sunday, July 17th and open at noon on Sunday, July August 1st. These temporary closures will ensure visitor safety during local Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement festival activities. Thank you.

Frequently Asked Questions

When was First Ladies National Historic Site authorized as part of the National Park Service?

First Ladies National Historic Site was authorized by Congress on October 11, 2000.

What is the role of the National First Ladies' Library at the First Ladies National Historic Site?

The National First Ladies' Library is the operating partner of the National Park Service, authorized through a Cooperative Agreement to conduct the daily operations at the site.

Did You Know?

View of Oil Painting of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Monroe was a British subject and daughter of a British army officer? Her father, Lawrence Korthright, was an army captain during the American Revolution and remained loyal to the King. He was a wealthy Tory merchant who saw most of his fortune confiscated during the Revolution.