• William Howard Taft Birthplace

    William Howard Taft

    National Historic Site Ohio

Directions

Getting There
Visitors are encouraged to start their visit at the Taft Education Center (TEC). Once arriving visitors receive a guided tour of the Taft House.

Plane
The nearest airport for scheduled passenger flights is Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Other airports within proximity are Dayton International Airport and Port Columbus International Airport. Nearby general aviation airport include Lunken Airport.

Public Transportation
The METRO bus stop is located in front of the Taft Education Center the # 24 bus can be boarded downtown on the corner of 6th & Main Street.

Car
The Taft house is in the Mount Auburn section of Cincinnati. From I-71N, take Exit 2 (Reading Road and Eden Park Drive). Stay in right lane; turn left at first stoplight onto Dorchester Avenue, and go to the top of the hill. Turn right on Auburn Avenue and go 1 ½ blocks to the site.

From I-71S, take Exit 3 (Taft Road). Go 0.75 mile to Auburn Avenue. Turn left and go 0.5 mile to the site. Follow signs to designated parking areas.

Directions to William Howard Taft National Historic Site VIA Travel on I-74 merging onto I-75 South Bound
Traveling East on I-74 merge onto I-75 S travel south to the Liberty Street exit, turn left onto Liberty Street and continue east to Sycamore Street, turn left onto Sycamore heading north to Auburn Ave. Turn left onto Auburn Ave. travel 1 ½ blocks and arrive at:

William Howard Taft National Historic Site
2038 Auburn Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

Traveling on I-75 S.
Take the Mitchell Ave. exit - Exit 6 - toward St. Bernard/Zoo/Xavier University/VA Facility.
Turn left onto W Mitchell Ave.
Turn Right onto Vine Street.
Turn slight right onto Jefferson Ave.
Jefferson Ave. becomes Vine Street.
Turn left onto E. Mc Millan Street.
Turn right onto Auburn Ave. end at:

William Howard Taft National Historic Site
2038 Auburn Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

Traveling on I-75 heading north bound from Kentucky
Take I-75 N merge onto I-71 N
Take the Reading Rd./Eden Park exit - Exit 2 on the left
Keep right at the fork in the ramp
Turn left onto Dorchester heading west to Auburn Ave.
Turn right onto Auburn Ave.
end at:

William Howard Taft National Historic Site
2038 Auburn Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

Did You Know?

The importants of family

Members of the Taft family have served as Mayor, Governor, State Senator, State Representative, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, Secretary of War, Ambassador, President and Chief Justice of the United States.