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

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

Village Green

A grassy lawn with a small bandstand and trees.
The Village Green is a nice gathering spot in the center of Historic West Branch.
NPS Photo
 

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of Herbert Hoover as an infant.

In 1874, the year Herbert Hoover was born, Ernest Shackleton (an early Antarctic explorer), Honus Wagner (one of the greatest baseball players in history), Harry Houdini (a famous professional magician), and Robert Frost (Pulitzer Prize winning poet) were also born. More...