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James A. Garfield National Historic Site

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<p>The home of President James A. Garfield and the site of his successful 1880 campaign became a national park in 1980.</p>
<p>Instead of traveling the country as presidential candidates do now, Garfield invited people to hear him speak from the front porch of his Mentor estate.</p> <p>Visitors can tour the grounds of Lawnfield -- the reporters' name for Garfield's home, not his own -- any day. On Saturdays and Sundays, they can also see the carriage house that has been reconverted into a visitors' center and take a tour of his home for $5. (Those 15 and younger are free.)</p> <p>The park hosts an annual nationalization ceremony on the Fourth of July and special events pertaining to Garfield throughout the year. For more information, visit its website.</p>
8095 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
(440) 255-8722
  • Fax: 440-974-2045
  • Hours: By appointment
  • Hours: Sat, Sun, noon - 5pm
  • Accessible: yes
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