• Pink flowers blossom in the garden of a white two-room cottage.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

Schedule Of Events

Visitors can find exhibits and a 12-minute film about Herbert Hoover's childhood in West Branch at the visitor center, along with maps and audio devices for a self-guided tours of the park. Any child can be a Junior Ranger by completing activities during a visit to the park. For more events, visit the online calendars of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum and the City of West Branch.

 

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Events Upcoming for April

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  • Geology of the National Parks

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

    In recognition of President Herbert Hoover's interest in geology and conservation, Dr. Richard Baker presents a lecture about the geology of Yellowstone, our first national park. More

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of the mustached Charles Curtis.

Herbert Hoover's vice president Charles Curtis was of almost half American Indian ancestry. Curtis’ mother was one quarter Kaw, one quarter Pottawatomie and one quarter Osage. More...