• 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

    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.

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  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    Saturday, April 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, April 9, 2014

    Monthly programs on aspects of the Civil War. More

  • Behind the Ropes

    Saturday, April 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, April 19, 2014

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

Did You Know?

Lucretia Garfield. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-25793 DLC

Queen Victoria of England sent a wreath for the state funeral of Garfield. Afterwards, Mrs. James A. Garfield had the white rose wreath dipped in wax and framed. It is over 130 years old and can be viewed in the Memorial Vault.