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.
Home to a People's President
President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.
Did You Know?
Harry Truman dressed fashionably in tailor-made suits. He was named one of the 10 best-dressed senators. He briefly owned a clothing store and, when he got married, his tailor was his best man.