- William Henry Harrison (9th) – Was the first President to die in office.
- Ulysses S. Grant (18th) – Established the first national park in the U.S.: Yellowstone.
- Rutherford B. Hayes (19th)- First President to use a telephone in the White House.
- James A. Garfield (20th) – Assassinated while serving as president.
- Benjamin Harrison (23rd) – First President to use electricity in the White House.
- William McKinley (25th) – Assassinated while serving as president.
- William H. Taft (27th) – First President to have a presidential car.
- Warren G. Harding (29th) – First President to speak on the radio.
OHIO’S PRESIDENTIAL SITES
CLERMONT COUNTY (SW OH)
ULYSSES S. GRANT
18th President of the United States, 1869-1877
Location: New Richmond, OH 45157
CUYAHOGA COUNTY (NE OH)
James A. Garfield Memorial
Location: 12316 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio
216-421-2665 | lakeviewcemetery.com
The James A. Garfield Memorial Cabin
“In January 1830, Abram Garfield built a cabin in what is now Moreland Hills. A year later on November 19, 1831 James A Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, was born. Our Village Hall grounds contain a replica of that cabin which has been visited by hundreds of children and historians from all over the country. The members of the Historical Society donate their time and knowledge to provide an opportunity to learn about Garfield and the early days of the settlement of this area.”
The Cabin Will Be Open:
Saturdays, June through September – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Weekdays Call 440-248-1188
Location: 4350 S.O.M. Center Road, Moreland Hills, OH
HAMILTON COUNTY (SW OH)
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
9th President of the United States, March-April 1841
William Henry Harrison Tomb
Location: 2 Cliff Road, North Bend, OH 45052
WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
27th President of the United States, 1909-1913
William Howard Taft Historic Site
Location: 2038 Auburn Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45219
LAKE COUNTY (NE OH)
JAMES A. GARFIELD
20th President of the United States, March 1881- September 1881
James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Location: 8095 Mentor Ave., Mentor.
(440) 255-8722 |www.nps.gov
“James A. Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, made his home at Lawnfield from 1876 until his death in 1881. Here he conducted the first “front porch” presidential campaign, giving speeches from the verandah.”
MARION COUNTY (NW OH)
WARREN G. HARDING
29th President of the United States, 1921- August 1923
Warren G. Harding Home & Memorial
Home: 380 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Memorial: Vernon Heights Blvd. at Delaware Ave., Marion, OH 43302
SANDUSKY COUNTY (NW OH)
RUTHERFORD B. HAYES
19th President of the United States, 1877-1881
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Fremont, OH 43420
(419) 332-2081 | (800) 998-PRES (7737)
The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center is home of the nation’s first presidential library and museum. A tribute to 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes, the facility is built on 25 acres of the President’s beloved “Spiegel Grove” estate and includes his 31-room Victorian mansion, Museum, Library, and burial site.
STARK COUNTY (NE OH)
25th President of the United States, 1897- September 1901
McKinley Presidential Tomb and Library Museum
Location: 800 McKinley Monument Dr. NW
Canton, Ohio 44708
(330) 455-7043 |mckinleymuseum.org
“This large circular, domed mausoleum is the final resting place of William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States.”
National First Ladies Library
Location: 331 S. Market Ave., Canton, OH 44702
330.452.0876 x320 | firstladies.org
As the first and only facility of its kind, the National First Ladies’ Library serves as a unique national resource for patrons from school children to serious scholars. As a national archive devoted to educating people about the contributions of First Ladies and other notable women in history, the Library’s holdings fill an informational void that has long frustrated academicians and armchair history buffs alike.
TRUMBULL COUNTY (NE OH)
National McKinley Birthplace Museum
Location: 40 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 121, Niles, Ohio 44446
There is no admission fee to tour the museum. We welcome walk-in visitors, however groups of ten or more please contact the museum in advance to schedule a tour. Museum balconies and restrooms are not handicap accessible. First floor of auditorium is accessible.
Photo credit McKinley Birthplace Museum