• 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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Bess Truman
A Lady First, then a First Lady.

The Noland Home
The Noland Home, where Harry Truman's aunt, uncle, and cousins lived.

Truman Family Farm
The Grandview farm where Harry Truman lived and worked between 1906 and 1917.

The Wallaces
The two bungalows located to the east of the Truman home where Bess Truman's brothers once lived.

Harry Truman and Civil Rights
President Truman's views on discrimination and his civil rights policies.

Harry Truman and the Secret Service
A look at the Secret Service and their dealings with President Truman.

Harry Truman and the 48-Star Flag
Learn the history of the American flag as it appeared during Truman's presidency.

Fences and Fame: The Truman Home Fence
Learn about the circumstances under which the Trumans had to fence in their yard.

Harry Truman's Christmas Traditions
Learn how the Trumans celebrated the holidays.

Vietta Garr
Learn about the contributions of the Truman's longtime cook and family companion.


Did You Know?

Harry Truman's grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel as infant. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman’s first nephew was born in 1913, and became the center of family attention. Always the practical one, Harry wrote to Bess, “I never could rave over the beauty of babies because to my notion they all look alike, unless there’s something radically wrong with them.”