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James A. Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, made his home in Mentor from 1876 until his death in 1881.

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From the comfort of your own home, explore more about James A. Garfield National Historic Site. You can:

Go to the James A. Garfield National Historic Site YouTube Channel where you can find:
  • The 18 minute site film covering the life and legacy of President Garfield.

  • A vitual house tour where park rangers take you through the house in a video that was filmed and edited by students from Perry High School. 30 minutes in length.

Discover "Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War Era" Programs at Mentor Public Library. Watch past "Leaders and Legacy" and Civil War videos on the Mentor Public Library YouTube channel.

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Last updated: July 12, 2023

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Mailing Address:

8095 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, OH 44060


If your call is not answered, please leave a voicemail and we will return your call as soon as possible. You can also e-mail us at jaga_interpretation@nps.gov.

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