• 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 July

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  • National Historic Site Tour

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    A ranger leads a guided tour of the historic buildings, including the Birthplace Cottage, Blacksmith Shop, Schoolhouse, and Friends Meetinghouse. More

  • National Historic Site Tour

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    A ranger leads a guided tour of the historic buildings, including the Birthplace Cottage, Blacksmith Shop, Schoolhouse, and Friends Meetinghouse. More

  • Herbert Hoover's National Parks

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    As President, Herbert Hoover’s administration created a number of new national parks and monuments, including Arches, Isle Royale, George Washington Birthplace, and Sunset Crater Volcano. Join a park ranger to learn about some of these special places. More

  • National Historic Site Tour

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    A ranger leads a guided tour of the historic buildings, including the Birthplace Cottage, Blacksmith Shop, Schoolhouse, and Friends Meetinghouse. More

  • Geology of the National Parks

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Dr. Richard Baker continues his series of lectures about geology in our national parks with presentations on Yellowstone (April 19), Acadia and Great Smoky Mountains (June 18), and Mount Rainier and Crater Lake (July 26). More

  • National Historic Site Tour

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    A ranger leads a guided tour of the historic buildings, including the Birthplace Cottage, Blacksmith Shop, Schoolhouse, and Friends Meetinghouse. 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...