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First Ladies National Historic Site


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205 Market Avenue
Canton, OH 44702
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 440-717-3755


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...

The National First Ladies' Library is the only organization dedicated to documenting the history of the United States' First Ladies. This unique historical site has rotating exhibitions aimed at highlighting a

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

Their site has the Victorian home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley, where she and President William McKinley lived in Canton, OH. The National First Ladies' Library is essential for any American History buff in providing historical resources and perspectives that culminate in an often overlooked aspect of the United States' presidential history.

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Why You Should Go...

The National First Ladies' Library is the only organization dedicated to documenting the history of the United States' First Ladies. This unique historical site has rotating exhibitions aimed at highlighting all of the First Ladies through artifacts and on-site interpretation.

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

Their site has the Victorian home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley, where she and President William McKinley lived in Canton, OH. The National First Ladies' Library is essential for any American History buff in providing historical resources and perspectives that culminate in an often overlooked aspect of the United States' presidential history.

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

Extra Fun...

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 home.

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.

Both buildings are handicap and wheelchair accessible.

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...

The National First Ladies' Library is the only organization dedicated to documenting the history of the United States' First Ladies. This unique historical site has rotating exhibitions aimed at highlighting all of the First Ladies through artifacts and on-site interpretation.

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

Their site has the Victorian home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley, where she and President William McKinley lived in Canton, OH. The National First Ladies' Library is essential for any American History buff in providing historical resources and perspectives that culminate in an often overlooked aspect of the United States' presidential history.

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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

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  • First Ladies Night

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    First Ladies National Historic Site

    First Ladies Night

    First Ladies National Historic Site

    First Ladies Night
    Come out to the National First Ladies' Historic Site and kick back and unwind like a First Lady. Celebrate some of the First Ladies' favorite crafts with local art experts and learn about historic First Lady connections. *Cost includes supplies and instruction

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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 home.

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.

Both buildings are handicap and wheelchair accessible.

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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