• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Weekend Parking

    Due to the Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival (Aug. 29 - Sept. 1) in downtown Independence, parking will be limited around the park visitor center and surrounding neighborhoods. Please plan accordingly. The Truman Home will be open for tours.

Bess Truman: Courtship & Marriage

Did You Know?

Senator Truman on an inspection trip in 1939. Credit: Truman Library

Harry wrote to Bess in 1939, “In my opinion people’s religious beliefs are their own affair, and when I don’t agree with ‘em I just don’t discuss religion. It has caused more wars and feuds than money….”