April 25, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Celebrate Truman’s 135th Birthday at Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site May 4

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, APRIL 25, 2019 – Join the Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site along with the Barton County Chamber of Commerce from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate Harry S Truman’s 135th birthday and the historic site's 60th anniversary.

Activities and exhibits for the event are open to all ages. Staff will provide historical talks and tours of the Truman birthplace home throughout the day. The event will include historic demonstrators, WWI and WWII re-enactors, musical entertainment, a baby and toddler show, kids historic games, craft and food vendors, and wagon rides. Visitors can enjoy cake to celebrate Harry Truman's 135th birthday. 

The Harry S Truman Birthplace is located at 1009 Truman St. in Lamar, 2 miles off of Interstate 49. For more information about the event, call the site at 417-682-2279.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.