• 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?

NPS photos Tafts sitting on their porch

1906 William Howard Taft assumes control of the Cuban Government as the Provisional Governor. As Secretary of War William Howard Taft became the supervisor of the Panama Canal Construction that continued from May 1904. Taft was the first president to visit Mexico while in office.