James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor

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James A. Garfield National Historic Site is a United States National Historic Site located in Mentor, Ohio. The site preserves the Lawnfield estate and surrounding property of James Abram Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, and includes the first presidential library established in the United States.
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  • This property is a wealth of information about the Garfield campaign and family property. The grounds are clean and provide QR code’s for information through your cell phone for a self guided tour...  more »
  • This was a great experience for our family. The teens learned about James Garfield and his life. The property is lovely and very well kept up. The video about President Garfield's life is excellent.....  more »
  • I past this home over and over through the years and finally stopped to see if they had tours. I was very impressed with the 45 minute tour of the home. The home is beautiful and the guide was very knowledgeable of the history of Garfield and the family. It is well worth the time to see this memorial home.
  • Arrived there half an hour before closing, but the Park Service rangers were very accommodating and helpful. They gave us a synopsis of the site. We quickly looked at the museum and visited the grounds--very interesting windmill. I also got a stamp for my national parks passport.

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