• An open vista frames two white grave stone and a flag in the distance with a white cottage in the foreground.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

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Get involved and support Herbert Hoover National Historic Site by donating, by shopping at our bookstore, by joining our friends, or by volunteering.

Volunteer

Volunteering gives you hands-on experience working with the public, park staff, and park resources. Find volunteer opportunities »

Donate

Your donation to Herbert Hoover National Historic Site helps preserve and interpret the legacy of Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States. Learn more »

Join Our Friends

The Hoover Presidential Foundation supports both Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. The Foundation helps preserve historical resources and promotes appreciation for Herbert Hoover. Learn more and join »

Shop in Our Bookstore

All purchases benefit Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. The park bookstore at the visitor center is operated by Eastern National, a not-for-profit cooperating organization that provides quality educational products and services to park visitors. Learn more »

 
A man rakes dirt among tall brown grasses while a woman prepared to scatter plant seeds.
Volunteers support Herbert Hoover National Historic Site by participating in prairie restoration projects on National Public Lands Day.
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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...