• William Howard Taft Birthplace

    William Howard Taft

    National Historic Site Ohio

Laws & Policies


Firearms and other weapons

Legislation: As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws to legally possess firearms in this park. Refer to Section 512 of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, Public Law 111-24, 123 Stat. 1764-65.

Park User Responsibility: It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearm laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please see the http://www.gunlaws.com/links/linksoh.htm. Please note that Ohio does not recognize any other state's concealed weapons permit.

Weapons Prohibited in Federal Facilities: Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Refer to 18 U.S.C. § 930.
For any questions you can e-mail or contact the Chief Ranger's office or 513-684-3262 ext. 304




Did You Know?

William Howard Taft's accomplishments

William Howard Taft National Historic Site is the only memorial to the nation's 27th President and 10th Chief Justice