• William Howard Taft Birthplace

    William Howard Taft

    National Historic Site Ohio

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between the Taft Museum and William Howard Taft National Historic Site?

The Taft museum of Art was the home of William Howard Taft’s half-brother Charles Phelps Taft. William Howard never lived in what is now the Taft Museum of Art.

Q. Can I buy a Golden Age Pass at the Park?

A. Yes. The park sells both the Golden Age and National Parks Pass. Qualified individuals may also obtain a Golden Access pass.

Did You Know?

young will Taft at seven years old

William Howard Taft& his father Alphonso Taft both served as Secretary of War. On June 13, 1851 Alphonso Taft bought the house and two acres of land for $10,000. The address was 60 Auburn Street.