Harry Truman Birthplace

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Lamar, Missouri

The future President of the United States was born here in 1884 and lived in Lamar for less than a year before his family moved to a farm near Kansas City. It's just a tiny frame house, saved from decay in the late 1950s and turned into a state (but not federal) historic site.

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Harry Truman Birthplace

Harry Truman Birthplace

1009 Truman St., Lamar, MO
24 mi. north of Carthage on US Hwy 71, turn right on US Hwy 160E, go 1.5 mi., turn left on Truman St.
W-Sa 10-4, Su 12-4, closed Su off-season (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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