• 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

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

James A Garfield as an Ohio Senator

In honor of Ohio's 210th birthday, James A. Garfield National Historic Site will be taking a brief look at the service of our 20th president as a state legislator in the Buckeye state.

Join Volunteer Andrew Mizsak as he discusses the beginning of James Garfield's political career from 1859-61, as he served the people of Portage County in the Ohio State Senate in Columbus.

Saturday, March 2 @2pm in the Visitor Center auditorium. This program is free of charge.

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.