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    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

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June 09, 2014
Lecture Series on Geology of the National Parks Continues in Summer 2014
Dr. Richard Baker continues his series of lectures about geology in our national parks with presentations on Acadia and Great Smoky Mountains (Wednesday, June 18 at 7 p.m.) and Mount Rainier and Crater Lake (Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m.).

June 09, 2014
Join A Park Ranger For A Tallgrass Prairie Walk
Join a national park ranger to learn how and why the National Park Service is reconstructing this endangered habitat as part of the landscape commemorating Herbert Hoover's life.

June 05, 2014
Free Summer Programs and Events at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site invites visitors to attend free ranger programs and events this summer.

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of Herbert Hoover in retirement.

In Herbert Hoover’s 31-year retirement from the presidency he never had any Secret Service protection. Not until 1965, one year after Hoover died, was lifetime Secret Service protection awarded to ex-presidents. More...