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!
The Death of President James A Garfield
Courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC.
President James A. Garfield served just four months in office before being shot by Charles Guiteau on
This free program begins at 1 p.m. in the Visitor Center auditorium. No reservations are necessary.
Did You Know?
Garfield's inaugural ball was held at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. which had just opened.