Garfield Home to Close in September; Visitor Center and Grounds Remain Open
The Garfield Home will close September 2 through April, 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 »
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?
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.