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

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Please observe changing seasonal hours

    Beginning May 1, the site will be open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am-5pm. The last tour of the Garfield home is at 4:15pm each day. These hours are through October.

Garfield and the Constitution

Saturday, September 14 @1 p.m.

This program will discuss the Constitution of the United States as it related to President James A. Garfield during the various phases of his life.

This free program will run approximately one hour, and takes place in the Visitor Center Auditorium. Boy scouts earning their Citizenship in the Nation merit badge are welcome to attend - there will be a session afterwards for scouts to ask questions and get thier workbooks reviewed by a merit badge counselor. Please call ahead for reseravations if you are a scout (440-255-8722).

Join us as we discuss:

a.) James A. Garfield's professional career as a College President and as an attorney

b) James A. Garfield as a State Senator in Ohio

c.) James A. Garfield as a Military Officer

d.) James A. Garfield as a Member of the United States House of Representatives

e.) James A. Garfield as President of the United States

f.) The National Park Service and the James A. Garfield National Historic Site

Did You Know?

Garfield Inauguration. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-20851 DLC

James A. Garfield's mother was the first Presidential Mother to attend her son's inauguration. Outgoing President Hayes even gave her his seat.