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.
Be a Junior Ranger
Participating in the free Junior Ranger program allows children and their families an opportunity to explore learn and protect their national parks.Read More
Many free educational programs and field trips are available at the Taft National Historic Site.Read More
Tour President Taft's Birthplace
Take a Ranger guided tour of President Taft's birthplace home.Read More
Did You Know?
On June 13, 1851 Alphonso Taft bought the house and two acres of land for $10,000. The address was 60 Auburn Street.