Honoring the First Ladies

Two properties, the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and the seven story 1895 City Bank Building, are preserved at this site, which honors the lives and accomplishment of our nation's First Ladies. The site is managed by the National Park Service and operated by the National First Ladies Library.

The donation of this bank building allowed creation of an Education and Research Center

More Than A Library

First Ladies National Historic Site also features tours through the restored Victorian-era Saxton McKinley House.

Portraits of Ida Saxton McKinley are displayed throughout the home.

Biographies of America's First Ladies

From birth to White House and beyond, you’ll find detailed historical accounts of all of our First Ladies.

Questions are answered by First Ladies Historian

You've Got Questions?

Favorite drinks. Inaugural gowns. Social advocacy. Answers to questions ranging from popular to unique have been provided by historian Carl

Last updated: February 11, 2016

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Mailing Address:

By Mail: National First Ladies Library 205 Market Avenue South
Canton, OH 44702-2107


(330) 452-0876

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