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