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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, APRIL 19, 2024 – Join team members from Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site and representatives from the Barton County Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate Truman Day 2024! Truman Day is an annual event that celebrates the birth of Harry S Truman, the only Missourian to be elected president.

Celebrate not only the 140th anniversary of Truman’s birth, but also the 65th anniversary of the historic site’s establishment. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4 on the historic site grounds and will feature a Truman impersonator, live music, WWI and WWII reenactors, 1880s demonstrations, vendors, kids games a baby show and a dog show. The day is free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site is located at 1009 Truman in Lamar. For more information, call 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.

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