First Ladies National Historic Site
	First Ladies National Historic Site

First Ladies National Historic Site

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The First Ladies National Historic Site preserves, promotes and educates the public about the significant role of First Ladies of the United States and their contributions throughout history.

Located right in downtown Canton, the Site includes the Education and Research Center that houses the museum and current exhibit; and the Saxton McKinley House, the ancestral home of Canton’s own First Lady, Ida Saxton McKinley.

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Hours: May 1st - October 31st: Open 7 days a week 9:00am-4:00pm

November 1st-April 30th: Open Friday and Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm
Admission Rates: National First Ladies' Library has a visitor service fee to tour the ancestral home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley. Adults: $7 Seniors 62+ $6 Youth 18 & under $5 National Park Service does not charge a fee to visit the Education and Research Center.


205 Market Ave. S
Canton, OH  44702

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Phone: 330.452.0876
Fax: 330-445-2008

Ida’s Canton: A Historic Walking Tour

Join National First Ladies' Library on a walking tour of places in Canton that were significant to Ida McKinley. Stops include: Saxton McKinley House, The Canton Repository, Crossroads United…

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Legacy Lecture


To celebrate the May - October 2020 exhibit, First Ladies on the Campaign Trail, the 2020 Legacy Lecture Series will feature experts who will discuss their take on campaigning, woman…

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