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William Howard Taft National Historic Site 

courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Contact Information:
William Howard Taft National Historic Site 
2038 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45219
513-684-3262
http://www.nps.gov/wiho/

Size: 3 acres

Location: The William Howard Taft National Historic Site is located in the Mount Auburn section of Cincinnati, Ohio, off I-71. 

Description
: William Howard Taft, the only person to serve as both President (1909-1913) and Chief Justice of the United States (1921-1930), was born and raised in this house, which has been restored.

Activities: Visitors can enjoy a tour of the restored birthplace and four period rooms that reflect the family life during Taft's boyhood. The home also includes second floor exhibits highlighting Taft's life and career. The Taft Education Center, which is located adjacent to the Birthplace, offers an orientation video, exhibits on later generations of the Taft family, and classrooms for visiting schools.

Operating Hours: The site is open daily from from 8:00am to 4:00pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

History:
Authorized on December 2, 1969. 

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