• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger booklet

The job of our National Park Rangers is to preserve and protect our nation's treasures. Rangers at our site do this is by sharing the story of our 33rd president Harry S Truman and his life in Independence. You can be a Junior Ranger and learn more about the Truman story when you complete activities in the Junior Ranger booklet.

Get a head start! If visiting the site, bring your completed booklet to the park's visitor center. If you cannot visit us in person, you can still participate. Complete the booklet, no need to mail it in, and just email us and let us know you're finished along with your name and address and will send you your official certificate and badge!

Click on your age group below to get a Junior Ranger Booklet.

Ages 5-8 (doc - 5.8 MB)
Ages 9-12 (doc - 5.5 MB)

 

Check out the Truman Word Search! Download and print your very own!

Did You Know?

Bess Wallace seated. Credit: National Park Service

Harry Truman held women in high esteem. He wrote to Bess, “You know, I’ve always thought that the best man in the world is hardly enough for any woman.” Soon after their engagement, he wrote her, “You’ll never be sorry if you take me for better or worse because I’ll always try to make it better.”