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Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site, Lamar
(4.3/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
The Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site is a state-owned property in Lamar, Missouri, maintained by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, preserving the one and one-half story, childhood home of Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States. The future president was born here on May 8, 1884, in the downstairs southwest bedroom. The home was purchased by the state in 1957 and dedicated as a historic site in 1959 at a ceremony attended by Truman himself. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.
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  • Well maintained. Just drove be on an early Sunday morning. Not far out of the way. Just 2 miles off main highway. 
  • Harry S. Truman was one of the most influential people of the twentieth century. His decision to use nuclear weapons ended WWII and saved thousands of American soldiers lives. This is the house that h...  more »
  • Thoroughly enjoyed this historical site and home. Worth the out of the way drive to a town that has nothing else to do. Our tour guide was great and was very knowledgeable. Interesting history. 
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  • Very humble beginning for a President. If you get to see his home in KC you'll see he kept the humility.
  • Great place to visit