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!
For information about lodging near James A. Garfield National Historic Site contact the Lake County Visitors Bureau at www.lakevisit.com/accommodations.html or at (800) 368-LAKE. You can also access a list of local hotels and motels by accessing the Mentor Chamber of Commerce lodging listing http://business.mentorchamber.org/list/category/hotels-motels-lodging
Did You Know?
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.