William Hoiward Taft NHS News Release
Release date: November 7, 2012
Contact(s): Ray Henderson
Phone number 513 - 684 - 3262
Holiday Events at Cincinnati's National Park Site
William Howard Taft National Historic will celebrate a Victorian Christmas with free events starting the day after Thanksgiving and ending on December 31. The house where william howard Taft was born and grew-up will be decorated to reflect the mid - Victorian from November 23 through December 31, 2012.
On Saturday December 15, children are invited to stop by at the Site from 11:00 to 3:30 pm.
During this time children can learn about the traditions of Christmas and make holiday crafts to take home. Father Christmas will also visit the site and children will receive a free photograph taked with him. The program is free and open to the public
The celebration will culminate on December 31, when the Friends of William Howard Taft Birthplace host the annual new year's open house. From 1-4 p.m., the public is invited to visit the house and enjoy holiday refreshments, just as the guests to the Taft house would have done in the 1850's at the birthplace of the nation's 27th President. William Howard taft National Histroic Site is located at 2038 Auburn Avenue and is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4p.m., but will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New year's Days.
"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him." - Booker T. Washington
Chief of Interpretation
William Howard Taft National Historic Site
513 -684- 3627 fax