• 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 Bess Wallace Truman. Credit: Truman Library

On her 52nd birthday, Harry wrote Bess, “I wanted to be there so badly to help you celebrate I don’t know how to express it.” Then he teased, “If your new dress doesn’t fit you, send it back and we’ll get a larger one.”