• 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 Tuesday - Saturday from 10am-5pm. The last tour of the Garfield home is at 4:15pm each day. These hours are through October.

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Events Upcoming for July

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  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    Saturday, July 5, 2014

    Tour seldom seen parts of the Garfield home and site that are not accessible to the general public. More

  • Major Battles of the Civil War

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    Monthly programs on aspects of the Civil War. More

  • Behind the Ropes

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

    Go behind the velvet ropes for an up-close look at some of the site's most interesting artifacts. More

  • James A. Garfield and the Civil War Tour

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    A monthly tour offered about James A. Garfield and his Civil War experience. More

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".