• 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.

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Harry S Truman National Historic Site is located in Independence, Missouri, near the south bank of the Missouri River, in the western edge of the state and a few miles east of Kansas City. The park consists of five properties, covering over 12 acres pertaining to the Truman and Wallace families, including the Truman Home, the Noland Home, the Frank and George Wallace Homes, and the Truman Farm in nearby Grandview, Missouri.

Did You Know?

Harry Truman, thirteen years old. Credit: Truman Library

Although his eyesight was correctable, Harry Truman was extremely nearsighted and wore eyeglasses from age six. His first pair cost $10. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri