• 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.


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

Did You Know?

Independence High School, class of '01. Harry Truman is in back row, 2nd from left; Bess Wallace is in 2nd row, far right.

Harry Truman entered the first grade at Noland School in Independence in September 1892, and he and Bess Wallace graduated from Independence High School in May 1901.