James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor

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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  • We took a behind the scenes tour of the site. It took us into some of the basements and attics of the home and out buildings. We watched a short, informative video on Garfield which was good. I...  more »
  • I'm not a history buff or really into this kind of stuff but we went just because we've grown up driving past it a million and one times and I was curious to see it. Everything is very well...  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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