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First Ladies National Historic Site


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205 Market Avenue
Canton, OH 44702
United States

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First Ladies National Historic Site

First Ladies National Historic Site
First Ladies National Historic Site
First Ladies National Historic Site
First Ladies National Historic Site
First Ladies National Historic Site
First Ladies National Historic Site
First Ladies National Historic Site
First Ladies National Historic Site

(??.? miles from you)

205 Market Avenue
Canton, OH 44702
United States


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Why You Should Go...

First Ladies National Historic Site is the home of the National First Ladies’ Library (NFLL), which is the only organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the lives and legacies of the First Ladies of th

Guests are able to learn about the unique influence first ladies had while in the White House and gain insight into the personal lives and histories of these women, creating an informative and educational experience.

The site consists of two properties in downtown Canton, Ohio - the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and a small museum with exhibits and a film. First Ladies National Historic Site is essential for any American history buff who is interested in learning more about how the role of a first lady has evolved over time.

Discounts are available for America the Beautiful pass holders. Viewing the exhibits at the Education & Research Center is free; there is only a charge for tours of the Saxton House

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Why You Should Go...

First Ladies National Historic Site is the home of the National First Ladies’ Library (NFLL), which is the only organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the lives and legacies of the First Ladies of the United States. The unique historic site incorporates on-site interpretation from NFLL and National Park Service staff and rotating exhibitions aimed at highlighting the first ladies through artifacts.

Guests are able to learn about the unique influence first ladies had while in the White House and gain insight into the personal lives and histories of these women, creating an informative and educational experience.

The site consists of two properties in downtown Canton, Ohio - the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and a small museum with exhibits and a film. First Ladies National Historic Site is essential for any American history buff who is interested in learning more about how the role of a first lady has evolved over time.

Discounts are available for America the Beautiful pass holders. Viewing the exhibits at the Education & Research Center is free; there is only a charge for tours of the Saxton House

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Military

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site, Bus

Available: Guided Tour

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Insider Info

Hours of operation:
May 1- October 31 – Tuesday – Saturday 9-4
November 1 – April 30 – Wednesday – Saturday 9-4
Open for Group Tours by Appointment 

Free parking is available onsite either in the gated flat lot or behind the Saxton McKinley House.

There is approximately a 1 block distance between the Research and Education Center where tour tickets are purchased and the Saxton-McKinley home where guided tours take place.

There is approximately one block between the Education & Research Center and the Saxton McKinley Home. The Education & Research Center houses the exhibits and is where tickets for tours of the Saxton McKinley House are purchased. The Saxton McKinley Home is open by guided tour only.

Fun Facts

Three Presidents have stayed in the Saxton-McKinley home; Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, and William McKinley.

Three First Ladies have visited the site; Roslynn Carter in 1998 when the Saxton House opened, Hillary Clinton in 1999 to kick-off the Save America’s Treasures grant that helped restore the Research and Education Center, and Laura Bush in 2003 to dedicate the Research and Education Center.

The Research and Education Center is situated in an 1895 restored bank building.

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Why You Should Go...

First Ladies National Historic Site is the home of the National First Ladies’ Library (NFLL), which is the only organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the lives and legacies of the First Ladies of the United States. The unique historic site incorporates on-site interpretation from NFLL and National Park Service staff and rotating exhibitions aimed at highlighting the first ladies through artifacts.

Guests are able to learn about the unique influence first ladies had while in the White House and gain insight into the personal lives and histories of these women, creating an informative and educational experience.

The site consists of two properties in downtown Canton, Ohio - the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and a small museum with exhibits and a film. First Ladies National Historic Site is essential for any American history buff who is interested in learning more about how the role of a first lady has evolved over time.

Discounts are available for America the Beautiful pass holders. Viewing the exhibits at the Education & Research Center is free; there is only a charge for tours of the Saxton House

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Military

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site, Bus

Available: Guided Tour

How You Can Follow...

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Insider Info

Hours of operation:
May 1- October 31 – Tuesday – Saturday 9-4
November 1 – April 30 – Wednesday – Saturday 9-4
Open for Group Tours by Appointment 

Free parking is available onsite either in the gated flat lot or behind the Saxton McKinley House.

There is approximately a 1 block distance between the Research and Education Center where tour tickets are purchased and the Saxton-McKinley home where guided tours take place.

There is approximately one block between the Education & Research Center and the Saxton McKinley Home. The Education & Research Center houses the exhibits and is where tickets for tours of the Saxton McKinley House are purchased. The Saxton McKinley Home is open by guided tour only.

Fun Facts

Three Presidents have stayed in the Saxton-McKinley home; Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, and William McKinley.

Three First Ladies have visited the site; Roslynn Carter in 1998 when the Saxton House opened, Hillary Clinton in 1999 to kick-off the Save America’s Treasures grant that helped restore the Research and Education Center, and Laura Bush in 2003 to dedicate the Research and Education Center.

The Research and Education Center is situated in an 1895 restored bank building.

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