History & Culture

On This Page Navigation

The latch and slot on an old folding wooden door rendered in colored pencil and oil paint.
Inspired by the historic furnishings, artist-in-residence Heather Heckel painted a picture of the partition door in the Friends Meetinghouse in 2018.

"The Meetinghouse Voting Slot," painting by Heather Heckel

The historic buildings and landscape commemorate the life story of Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States. The National Park Service, which administers Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, preserves nationally significant historical and cultural treasures throughout the country.


President Herbert Hoover

Loading results...

    Landscape & Buildings

    Loading results...

      Last updated: February 13, 2019

      Contact the Park

      Mailing Address:

      P.O. Box 607
      West Branch, IA 52358


      (319) 643-2541

      Contact Us