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

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

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News

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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Please credit photos: NPS Collection



Link to News Archive.

Did You Know?

1976 Photo of Lawnfield by Robert Riggin

The James A. Garfield National Historic Site was given the name Lawnfield by reporters in 1880. Up until then, the Garfield family called it "The Mentor Farm".