Site Closing at 4pm 12/14/13
Due to hazardous weather conditions, James A. Garfield National Historic Site will close at 4pm today. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Please observe changing seasonal hours
November 1 through April 30, the site is open 10-5 Fridays and Saturdays. We accept reservations for schools and other organized groups for tours during the week.
Author Candice Millard Returns to Garfield Site
Best-selling Author Candice Millard to Speak, Sign Books August 8 at
James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Candice Millard, author of the 2011 best-seller Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, will appear at James A. Garfield National Historic Site on Wednesday, August 8 at 7 p.m. She will speak about the shooting and eventual death of President James A. Garfield, which is the subject of her best-selling book. After the presentation, Ms. Millard will gladly sign books for anyone.
Destiny of the Republic is on sale in the Eastern National bookstore at James A. Garfield National Historic Site. It is available in hardback and paperback editions. Anyone who already owns the book is welcome to bring their copy for Ms. Millard to sign.
This event is free of charge. No tickets or reservations are necessary. Limited seating is available for the presentation. Please call 440-255-8722 with any questions.
Did You Know?
Garfield's Memorial Library hosted a double wedding in 1888. Harry, Garfield's oldest son, married his second cousin Belle Mason and Molly, the Garfield's only daughter, married Joseph Stanley Brown who was Garfield's private secretary. Many guests were transported on a special train from Cleveland.