• 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: Motherhood

Did You Know?

Harry and Bess on their wedding day, June 28, 1919. Credit: Truman Library.

Harry and Bess Truman were 35 and 34 years old when they married. They had been acquainted since Harry was six and Bess was five years old.