Cincinnati, Ohio: Charlie Taft, Robot Son of President Taft Team Field Report

William Howard Taft Childhood Home National Historic Site

2038 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH
In the Visitor Center outside the William Howard Taft Childhood Home National Historic Site. Downtown, on the northbound side of Auburn Ave. just south of Christ Hospital.
Daily 8-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Robot Son of President Taft.

Charlie Taft, Robot Son of President Taft

President Taft didn't much care for his hometown of Cincinnati, so the robot at his birthplace is of his youngest son, Charlie, depicted as an old man with a fishing pole. Report... [07/17/2016]

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Charlie Taft robot.

Charlie Phelps Taft, Robot Son Of President Taft

The animatronic Charlie sits just inside the visitor center. He occasionally prompts visitors to press one of the buttons on a nearby control panel so he can regale you with tales of his relatives.

Very well done, although you can tell this is not one of the "primo" presidential birthplaces.

[Steve, 05/19/2011]

The youngest child of our 27th President welcomes all to Taft's boyhood home. That's Charlie's AMC Matador sticking out of the wall.

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