• Saxton House at First Ladies National Historic Site

    First Ladies

    National Historic Site Ohio

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  • 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?

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division,

Fifth cousin of Franklin and niece of Teddy Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt brought great spirit and compassion to her role as First Lady. She championed the causes of civil rights, women's rights and supported farmers and the poor through activism and by donating the fees she received for lecturing.