Growing Into Public Service
High atop one of Cincinnati's most prominent hilltops stands the two-story Greek Revival house where William Howard Taft was born and grew up. Hard work, a good education, and an interest in civic duty are attributes that made the Taft family outstanding leaders over the years. The environment that shaped Taft's character and philosophy is highlighted on a visit to the site.
Did You Know?
William Howard Taft commended Mathew Henson for his role in the discovery of the North Pole. William Howard Taft served on the board of trustees of Hampton institute from 1909 to 1930.