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

Address:
1009 Truman St., Lamar, MO
Directions:
24 mi. north of Carthage on US Hwy 71, turn right on US Hwy 160E, go 1.5 mi., turn left on Truman St.
Hours:
W-Sa 10-4, Su 12-4, closed Su off-season (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
417-682-2279
Admission:
Free.
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