• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Weekend Parking

    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.

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Did You Know?

Portrait of Harry S Truman. Credit: Truman Library

For some people, it was easy to underrate Truman. His frivolity, his coarseness, and his rustic and unrefined wit gave some the mistaken idea that he lacked commitment to and reverence for the office he held.