• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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Harry S Truman National Historic Site strives to keep the public informed about news events which occur within the park by providing press releases to local and regional news providers, and by posting current news releases on this web site.

 
Harry Truman in the news...
Harry S. Truman holding up the newspaper "Dewey Defeats Truman"
Truman Library

Did You Know?

Truman and party at Key West. Credit: Truman Library

The atmosphere at the presidential retreat in Key West was always relaxed. The President handed out cards that read: DON’T GO AWAY MAD…JUST GO AWAY. Ice water got poured on anyone unwary enough to lie on the beach with their eyes closed. And loud Hawaiian shirts were the dress code of the day.