Harry S Truman National Historic Site


Also found in: Acronyms.

Harry S Truman National Historic Site

Address:223 N Main St
Independence, MO 64050

Phone:816-254-9929
Fax:816-254-4491
Web: www.nps.gov/hstr/
Size: 6.7 acres.
Established: Established on May 23, 1983.
Location:Site includes the Truman Home in Independence, Missouri, and the Truman Farm Home in Grandview, Missouri. Both units are within the Kansas City metropolitan area. The visitor center in Independence is located at the intersection of Truman Rd. and Main St., in historic Fire Station No.1. The Truman Farm Home in Grandview is located in the retail and commercial district along Blue Ridge Blvd.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Guided tours and self-guided walking tour.
Special Features:The site preserves the residences of Harry S Truman, the 33rd President. The Truman Home was his residence from 1919 until his death in 1972, and was called the "Summer White House" during his administration (1945-1953). The site includes three other homes that were part of the family compound. The Truman Farm Home in Grandview was his residence from 1906 to 1917. It was the hub of a 600-acre family farming operation.

See other parks in Missouri.