• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri


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?

American C-54 Military Aircraft burning. Credit: Truman Library

China entered the Korean War in November 1950, almost overrunning the entire peninsula. General MacArthur’s troops were forced back in perhaps one of the worst defeats ever suffered by an American army. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri