• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Change in Park Hours

    The Truman Home and Visitor Center are now closed Sundays, Mondays, & all federal holidays. The Truman Farm Home and the Noland Home are closed to the public.

People

oral history project
This ongoing project was initiated with the founding of Harry S Truman NHS. Interviews are conducted with people close to Harry and Bess Truman to gain a better understanding of their life in Independence and Grandview. More...
 
Margaret Truman, ca. 1947

Harry S Truman NHS Remembers
Margaret Truman Daniel
February 17, 1924 - January 29, 2008
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Did You Know?

Truman in front of an oil well. Credit: Truman Library

Truman was partner in an oil company before WWI. They sunk what they thought was a dry well in Kansas, but what later proved to be the famous Teter Pool; had they drilled a bit more, Truman would have been a millionaire.