• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Curriculum Materials

Harry S Truman NHS has partnered with two important National Park Service initiatives, Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) and Teaching with Museum Collections, in order to provide educators with cirriculum materials related to President Truman, his life and his times.

Did You Know?

Truman fishing

Truman was pleased with his presidential vacation home in Key West. During his first visit, he wrote his mother & sister, “I left Washington yesterday morning in a rain and a fog with the temperature at 40. Arrived here at 3 p.m. in sunshine and 80. [M]y cough and cold are nearly gone already.”