• Saxton House at First Ladies National Historic Site

    First Ladies

    National Historic Site Ohio

Honoring the First Ladies

Two properties, the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and the seven story 1895 City Bank Building, are preserved at this site, which honors the lives and accomplishment of our nation's First Ladies. The site is managed by the National Park Service and operated by the National First Ladies Library.

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.