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A wooden boardwalk zig-zags over a bridge leading to a small white house.
Herbert Hoover Birthplace Cottage and the South Downey Street Bridge

Photo by Patricia McInroy

The park's historic structures, like the Birthplace Cottage, the Blacksmith Shop, the Schoolhouse, and the Friends Meetinghouse, symbolize American ideals as Herbert Hoover saw them and lived them. As additions to the historic landscape of Herbert's early years, the Gravesite, the Statue of Isis, and the Presidential Library and Museum connect his childhood to his later accomplishments.

 
 
 

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      Last updated: November 18, 2018

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