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Rutherford B. Hayes Library

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Address: Fremont, OH
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Located in the Hayes mansion, this library is now a research cener for...
Located in the Hayes mansion, this library is now a research cener for Gilded Age American history.
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Beautiful Hayes home restoration

We visited the Hayes home that was recently restored. That project took approx. 4 years with historical accuracy based on diaries and pictures. Although a little sarcastic at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Tiffin, Ohio, United States
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Tiffin, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We visited the Hayes home that was recently restored. That project took approx. 4 years with historical accuracy based on diaries and pictures. Although a little sarcastic at times, our guide was extremely knowledgable. It was an interesting tour and the grounds are beautiful to walk! We also paid extra to view the "red" First Lady display. We were a... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We do all of our travels by car. We take our time and see America. The RBH Library is one of those gems that you would surely miss if you are in a hurry to get somewhere. We look for presidential sites whenever we stop and were not disappointed with this one. We did get chased away from the house... More 

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Fremont, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Wonderful staff to help w/genealogy research for free! Due to cutbacks they are not open on Mondays. Occasionally there are beginning genealogy classes (for a minimal fee) to help one start learn about how to do searches. Donations are accepted.

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Fremont, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I live in Fremont, and when ever we have visitors we always take them out to see the Presidential Center. If you are near in October they have a wonderful reenactment with a battle and also a shopping area like it was in Civil War time. They also have many people in period costume camping out. When I was a... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

We are on a dead presidents kick & did not know much about President Hayes. We took the house & library tour $13 per adult. The house is awesome! Excellent guided tour of beautifully preserved gothic mansion- much of the family's items are there. The library is the first presidential library in the country and has a small but interesting... More 

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Clyde, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Hayes is over all a great place to vist always.I know on Presdent Hayes many visits around the world,he would bring back Beautiful trees.You can se the differnt ones ,as you walk through the grounds.Very anazeing & very prettty area.His faithful horses burid there also.Old whittey & Ned.Alot of things to see ! in all that Hayes as in their... More 

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Kelleys Island, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Our out of towners certainly enjoyed the history and the beauty of the Library and surroundings of this nearby historical landmark. It was a refreshing change of pace from the boating and beaches on the Lake, but it was fun to get back to the Lake after the touring of the excellent Library.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

For any history buff, this is a wonderful research library. Lots of primary documents, old newspapers and periodicals, and ephemeral material. Mostly related to Fremont, the Hayes Family, and the Civil War and Reconstruction era.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

I went to the library on a mission to view a family heirloom that is held in the library archives. I also wanted to do some genealogical research. With the assistance of a most accommodating staff, I was successful in both endeavors. The curator Mary Lou took us to her office, quickly procured the heirloom, and let me hold it... More 

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

The library collection of historical books and records is a great place for genealogical research, especially for northern Ohio.

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Additional Information about Rutherford B. Hayes Library

Address: Fremont, OH
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Fremont
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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