First Ladies National Historic Site


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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First Ladies National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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First Ladies National Historic Site

Address:205 Market Ave S
Canton, OH 44702

Phone:330-452-0876
Fax:330-456-3414
Web: www.nps.gov/fila/
Size: 0.33 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 11, 2000. The site is managed by the National Park Service and operated by the National First Ladies' Library.
Location:Located at the Saxton McKinley House in downtown Canton, Ohio.
Facilities:Gift shop and research library (available by scheduled arrangement only).
Activities:Costumed docents conduct tours of the historic Ida Saxton McKinley home and exhibits highlight the McKinley's story, display images and belongings of United States First Ladies, and reveal their supporting role in the lives of US Presidents.
Special Features:Park was established to preserve and interpret the role and history of First Ladies and other notable women in American history. Two properties, the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and the seven-story 1895 City National Bank Building, are preserved at the site.

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