The Harry S Truman Historic District National Historic Landmark

Harry Truman's House Isn't the Only Important Building in the Area...

Map of the resources that make up Harry S Truman National Historic Site Map of the resources that make up Harry S Truman National Historic Site

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These six buildings comprise Harry S Truman National Historic Site: The Truman home & carriage house, the Noland home, the George & May Wallace home & garage, and the Frank & Natalie Wallace home.
Credit: NPS/Jeff Wade

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Harry Truman's character was shaped by his home town. In recognition of that, these buildings are collectively recognized as nationally significant and are included in Harry S Truman Historic District National Historic Landmark.

 
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Duration:
37 minutes, 41 seconds

The National Landmark System is like a gigantic "shadow" National Park System hiding behind the official National Park System. This is Part 1 of a 2-part program about Harry S Truman Historic District National Historic Landmark. This program, which examines the growth and development of the National Landmark Program, sets the stage for Part 2, which examines the Harry Truman Historic District in detail.

 
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Duration:
1 hour, 8 minutes, 19 seconds

Harry S Truman spent 82 of his 88 years in Independence, Missouri. He cannot be separated from his hometown. This program examines the chronological growth of the resources within Harry S Truman Historic District National Historic Landmark, an area of 153 acres surrounding the Truman home that is nationally significant enough to be included as part of the 1.41-acre Independence unit of Harry S Truman National Historic Site.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last updated: September 18, 2021

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