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

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

Donate

A park volunteer leads kids in the Junior Ranger pledge.

Donations pay for printing of the Junior Ranger Activity Book, which hundreds of kids use each year to explore, learn, and protect the park.

NPS Photo

Your donation to Herbert Hoover National Historic Site helps preserve and interpret the legacy of President Hoover. Donations support preservation of historic buildings and artifacts, reconstruction of the tallgrass prairie, exhibits at the visitor center, Volunteers-in-Parks, Junior Rangers, Teacher to Ranger to Teacher, and Artists-in-Residence. Donations also help pay for special events like Hoover's Hometown Days and A Christmas Past.

If you would like to give directly to the park, contact the superintendent by phone at (319) 643-2541 or by e-mail. Donations may be sent to:

Superintendent, Herbert Hoover NHS
110 Parkside Drive
PO Box 607
West Branch, IA 52358

Other Ways to Contribute

You can also support Herbert Hoover National Historic Site by joining the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association, by volunteering, or by shopping at our bookstore. Your contributions continue to make a significant difference. We welcome and are grateful for your support.

National Park Foundation

Congress established the National Park Foundation (NPF) in 1967 to provide private citizens an official, tax-deductible way to make gifts to the support national parks. NPF helps individual parks attract philanthropic gifts by encouraging those who feel a deep appreciation for a park to express their support.

Did You Know?

Hoover's birthplace as it appeared before restoration: a two-story white frame house.

Herbert Hoover's birthplace was a tourist attraction as early as 1928. Jennie Scellers, the house's owner, charged 10 cents for tours and set up a souvenir stand on her lawn. More...