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

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

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  • Garfield Home to Close in September; Visitor Center and Grounds Remain Open

    The Garfield Home will close 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; Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm. More »

  • Site Open Labor Day Weekend Sunday and Monday

    James A. Garfield NHS will be open Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day holiday. Hours are 10am-5pm; the last tour of the Garfield home leaves at 4:15pm. Enjoy your weekend!


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 nomination on the 36th ballot is still the Republican Party's record for the most ballots ever needed to nominate a candidate.