• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Cultural Landscape Report

Bess Truman's rose garden in the backyard of Truman Home.

Bess Truman's rose garden in the backyard of the Truman Home.

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Cultural Landscape Report: Truman Home

Though it is impossible for natural elements to be "frozen in time," it is possible to maintain the general appearance of the cultural landscape. This plan guides park staff in the maintenance of the property. All floor plans have been removed for security reasons.

Part I: Administrative Data (250 KB)
Part II: Historical Data (2.95 MB)
Part III: Field Survey/Existing Vegetation (327 KB)
Part IV: Recommendations and Analysis (415 KB)
Part V: Maintenance Guide to Perpetuate the 1953 - 1972 Historic Landscape (553 KB)
Appendix (4.90 MB)

Did You Know?

Harry Truman's piano as first seen by the National Park Service. Credit: National Park Service

On 8 December 1982, Secretary of the Interior James Watt proclaimed Harry S Truman National Historic Site under the authority of the 1935 Historic Sites Act.