• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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    The Truman Home and Visitor Center will be closed on Wed. July 16 and Mon, July 21. Please check back for updates.

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Did You Know?

Harry Truman with glasses, age of thirteen. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman’s mother taught him to read when he was five years old. Later, in school, he was a hardworking, though not a particularly brilliant, student. His favorite subjects were history and Latin.