• Front Porch of the Garfield Home - site of 1880 presidential campaign

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

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  • 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.

Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger book cover

Cover of the Junior Ranger Book at James A. Garfield NHS

NPS Staff

Kids ages 4-12 are invited to become Junior Rangers! Just ask the ranger or volunteer at the Front Desk for a book when you arrive, and start your quest to earn a Junior Ranger badge and pencil! Check back here soon for a PDF of the book, so you can print it out before your visit!

Did You Know?

Partial Image of Garfield Inaugural Ball Leaflet. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Garfield's nomination on the 36th ballot is still the Republican Party's record for the most ballots ever needed to nominate a candidate.