National Park Service Birthday!

Sunday, August 25 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service on August 25, 1916, so we're turning 103 years old today! After more than a century, our core mission remians to "promote and regulate the use of the Federal areas known as national parks, monuments, and reservations hereinafter specified by such means and measures as conform to the fundamental purposes of the said parks, monuments, and reservations., which propose to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of future generations." Come visit James A. Garfield NHS for free in honor of our birthday!

Visitors will be able to visit the Garfield home on a guided tour for free! Tours take 45 minutes through the home. Visitors are also welcome to see exhibits in the Visitor Center as well as watch the site's 18 minute introductory film. Another way to enjoy your visit at James A. Garfield NHS is to tour the grounds and listen to our cell phone tour (maps can be found in the Visitor Center.)


Last updated: July 28, 2019

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