William Howard Taft National Historic Site, Cincinnati

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William Howard Taft National Historic Site is a historic house at 2038 Auburn Avenue in the Mount Auburn Historic District of Cincinnati, Ohio, a mile (1.6 km) north of Downtown. It was the birthplace and childhood home of William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States and the 10th Chief Justice of the United States. It is a two-story Greek Revival house built circa 1845.

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  • I can't say enough good things about the park rangers. They were great ... knowledgeable and interesting. Visited with teens/young adults and everyone found something that was interesting to them...  more »
  • Went on a whim to see about Presidential history and was wowwed by the staff's knowledge. Lots of nuggets of family history and life of Taft. Must see in Cincinnatti  more »
  • Great place to visit! The tour guides are very knowledgeable and friendly. I learned lots of new facts about Taft that I never knew. My 8yo son enjoyed the 30 minute tour. He completed his Junior Ranger badge pretty quickly. The tour is not too long or too short, it's just right. The parking area is small, we almost missed it. But it doesn't seem to get very crowded. There is an elevator inside the house to get from one floor to the next, but there is a tall set of steps to get to the front porch.
  • Great park away from the busy. Rangers were generous in answering questions, showing the video, and even gave a very infornative tour. A must for anyone interested in history. This was a real gem!

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