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Warren G. Harding Home

Warren G. Harding launched himself into the White House in 1920 with his famous "front porch" campaign, which he conducted from his Victorian home in Marion, Ohio.

The restored house was built in 1891 and contains almost all original furnishings owned by President Harding and his wife Florence. The library was renovated in 2005. Adjacent to the Harding Home is a press house used during the 1920 campaign which now serves as a museum dedicated to President and Mrs. Harding's lives.

The Harding Tomb, the final resting place for President and Mrs. Harding, is located in Marion, a few miles away.
Address

Warren G. Harding Home
380 Mt. Vernon Avenue

Marion, Ohio 43302

Phone Number(s)

Toll-Free: (800) 600-6894

E-mail Address(es)

communications@ohiohistory.org

Hours

Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Thursday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Friday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Special Hours:

Website(s)

Homepage
Calendar of Events

Admission

$6/Adult,$3/youth(6-12),FREE/youth(5 & under): FREE
School Groups $3 per student
Adult: 6.00 - 6.00
13 and up
Youth: 3.00 - 3.00
6-12
Child: FREE
5 and under
Member: FREE
Ohio Historical Society

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Parking

FREE

Harding Home

The home of Warren G. and Florence K. Harding. It was from the front porch of their home that Warren Harding launch himself into the White House by conducting the last of the "front porch" campaigns for the presidency.

DiscoverOhio Itineraries

  • One State, Eight Presidents
    by Discover Ohio

    In the 50 years before the roaring 1920s, 10 men were elected President, eight hailed from Ohio--giving the state its nickname, "Mother of Presidents." From Civil War hero Gen. Ulysses S. Grant to Warren G. Harding, the list of Ohio presidents includes some of the most influential leaders in history.

    Whether you’re a history buff or just patriotic, you can embark on a multi-day journey visiting monuments and paying tribute to the nation’s former leaders.

    On Day One, visit the home of President Garfield and the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial, a 232-foot by 136-foot marble memorial. Don’t forget to stop by the National First Ladies’ Library.

    On Day Two, travel to the Hayes Presidential Center, which includes a museum, as well as the Hayes Tomb. Then venture to the Warren Harding Memorial.

    Day Three takes off at the National Air Force Museum. Check out the retired “Air Force One” that carried President Kennedy’s body to Washington, D.C.

    On Day Four, travel to the Cincinnati-area to visit the birthplace and boyhood homes of Presidents William Howard Taft and Ulysses S. Grant.

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  • History Happened Here!
    by Partner Author

    The Harding Home was home to the 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding. Stand on the front porch where he gave the famous campaign speeches that launched his quest for the presidency in 1920.







    The Harding Memorial is the final resting place of President and Mrs. Warren G. Harding.  It is the largest monument dedicated to a president outside of Washington DC.







    Across from the Harding Memorial is Marion's Veterans Memorial Park. This park has a monument dedicated to each war the United States has fought through the Global War On Terrorism. Also a monument dedicated to women.







    Inside the gates of the Marion Cemetery is the Marion County World

    War II Memorial
    which is the largest monument dedicated to the war outside of Washinton DC.







    Once the city's main post office, Heritage Hall is three museums in one.

    Houses historical artifacts and antiques collected by the Marion Co. Historical Society, President Harding memorabilia and houses the Wyandot Popcorn Museum. The popcorn museum has the world's largest collection of antique popcorn wagons. Remember Cracker Jacks? There is a display dedicated to this fun food.







    At the Huber Machinery Museum you will see Edward Huber's finest steam and gasoline tractors, threshers and road building equipment. Also on display is his first patent, the wood revolving hay rake.







    Marion Union Station is where two major railroads cross paths, the Norfolk Southern and CSX. More than 100 trains pass by Union Station every day.

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