• 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!

Bookstore - Cooperating Association

Reproduced fireplace tile from Garfield dining room

NPS staff

Purchasing items from the Eastern National bookstore at the James A. Garfield NHS Visitor Center is another way to support your park. Each book and souvenir is chosen because of it's interpretive connection to the Garfield site, and it's ability to tell part of the Garfield story. Several pieces are inspired by pieces from the Garfield home, including the beautifully reproduced fireplace tiles from the dining room, originally hand-painted by Mrs. Garfield. (shown at right)

A portion of each sale at our Eastern National bookstore goes to support programs at James A. Garfield NHS. Please check here first when you desire a unique gift from a national park!

Did You Know?

Portrait of Brig. Gen. James A. Garfield, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-B8172-2218 DLC

At the time James A. Garfield was promoted to Brigadier General in January 1862, he was 30 years old, making him the Union Army's youngest General.