Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site


Location:In Lamar, 2 miles east of US 71, one block north off Highway 160 on Truman Street in Barton County.
Facilities:Historic home.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:Harry Truman, the only Missourian ever elected US president, was born here on May 8, 1884. Truman's family stayed in the six-room frame home, built between 1880 and 1882, until Harry was almost one year old. Furnishings represent those typically found in homes during the period when the Trumans lived here. In addition to the house, which had neither indoor plumbing nor electricity, visitors can view the smokehouse, well, and outhouse in the back.
Address:1009 Truman St
Lamar, MO 64759

Phone:417-682-2279
Web: www.mostateparks.com/trumansite.htm
Size: 2.5 acres.

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