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.
Family Members - Gates
Earnshaw, Stella E. and George B.
Stella Earnshaw worked for Dr. Charles Allen and as a nurse occasionally aided Bess W. and Margaret Truman. Mrs. Earnshaw, a native of Platte City, Missouri, provides information about the Gates and Wells families located in that area.
Did You Know?
In January 1950, President Truman approved the development of the hydrogen bomb. This new “superbomb” would be 1,000 times more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.