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Truman Day

5/7/2022 | Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site | Lamar, MO

Join us to celebrate the birth of the only Missouri-born president of the United States, Harry S Truman. Missouri State Parks and the Barton County Chamber of Commerce will collaborate to celebrate Truman's 138th birthday.

The event will include period reenactors representing Truman's life, goods and produce vendors, a talent show, a baby show, kids games and crafts, period performances, wagon rides, and tethered hot-air balloon rides.  

Event Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This event is being held in conjunction with the National Park Trust's Kids to Parks Day. For more information about Kids to Parks Day and to see a complete list of associated events at Missouri State Parks, click here.

Click here to read the news release.

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site is located at:

1009 Truman, Lamar, MO | 417-682-2279

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs