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?
Two first ladies were divorcees when they married their husbands? Florence "Flossie" King DeWolfe, a divorcee with one son, married Warren Harding, five years her junior in 1891. Elizabeth Ann Bloomer divorced her first husband, William Warren, in 1947 and married Gerald Ford a year later.