• 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.


The facilities at First Ladies National Historic Site, including the Saxton House, Education and Research Center, and restrooms are fully wheelchair accessible.

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.