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

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

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  • Garfield Home is Closed in September; Visitor Center and Grounds Remain Open

    The Garfield Home is closed from September 2 through March, 2015 for the installation of a new geothermal heating and air conditioning system. The Visitor Center and Grounds will remain open during this time; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. More »

  • Behind the Scenes, Behind the Ropes, Civil War Tour Suspended

    Due to the house closure, the Behind the Scenes, Behind the Ropes, and the Civil War tour will be suspended until April, 2015. We appreciate your understanding and hope to see you in the spring!


James A. Garfield National Historic Site regularly announces news relevant to the park and its partners.

Click here to read the latest issue of the site newsletter, The Garfield Telegraph.

Previously Issued News Releases

Released Tuesday, April 28, 2009

James A. Garfield National Historic Site Announces Summer Hours

Released Thursday, February 5, 2009

Presidents' Day Celebration Focuses on Log Cabin Presidents and the Lincoln Bicentennial

Released Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The James A. Garfield National Historic Site Opens in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Released Friday, January 9, 2009

Local Boy Scouts Earn Special Recognition From the National Park Service

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Link to News Archive.

Did You Know?

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

Garfield's inaugural ball was held at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. which had just opened.