• Saxton House at First Ladies National Historic Site

    First Ladies

    National Historic Site Ohio

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    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.

Directions

Map of area around First Ladies National Historic Site.

Produced by Harpers Ferry Center.

The First Ladies National Historic Site is located in downtown Canton, Ohio. Free parking is available behind the Saxton House or at our gated lot on the corner of Market Avenue South and 3rd Street SW (entrance from Market Avenue South).

From the South:
Follow I-77 North to the Downtown/Tuscarawas Exit. Turn right onto Tuscarawas and travel to Market Street South. Turn right onto Market Street South. Travel through two lights and immediately after the 2nd light is our gated parking on the right hand side.

From the North:
Follow I-77 South to the Downtown/Tuscarawas Exit. Turn left onto Tuscarawas and follow to Market Avenue. Turn right onto Market Avenue. Travel through two lights and immediately after the 2nd light in our gated parking on the right hand side.

Did You Know?

View of Lou Hoover Painting

A first lady was once national president of Girl Scouts of the USA? Lou Hoover, a graduate of Stanford University, served as president of the Girl Scouts while her husband was Secretary of Commerce under Harding and Coolidge.