History & Culture

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

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



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        Last updated: October 10, 2018

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