• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Change in Park Hours

    The Truman Home and Visitor Center are now closed Sundays, Mondays, & all federal holidays. The Truman Farm Home and the Noland Home are closed to the public.

Brochures & Bulletins

Site Bulletins

 

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.

 

Park Rack Cards

Truman Home Rack Card (PDF 465KB)

Truman Farm Home Rack Card (PDF 526KB)

 

Did You Know?

Truman home fence installation. Credit: Truman Library

Harry wrote to Bess during WWI, “I heard a Frenchman remark that Germany was fighting [the war] for territory, England for the sea, France for patriotism, and Americans for souvenirs.” Truman would often repeat this story later in life when souvenir hunters threatened to tear his house apart.