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.
The Rangers and Volunteers at James A. Garfield National Historic Site have developed a series of exciting programs for boy scouts earning a variety of merit badges. These programs are hands-on and collaborative, giving scouts an opportunity to delve deeper into difficult topics, work with boys from other troops, and see connections between each merit badge and James A. Garfield, his family and his property which today is a national park. Each program covers several merit badge requirements, with the option for scouts to complete the pre-requisites before hand. Merit badge counselors are on hand to review activities.
The 2013-2014 Merit Badge Programs are:
These programs are free to all boy scouts. Registration is mandatory - please call 440-255-8722.
Did You Know?
James A. Garfield was the last president to be born in a log cabin. He was born in Orange Township, Ohio which is now Moreland Hills.