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Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens

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Address: 3202 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, NE 68105
Phone Number: 402 444 5955
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Nebraska born

It was cool to learn some history about our states only born president. The garden and site are beautiful and the different presidential informations was cool!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2016
Andos003
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

It was cool to learn some history about our states only born president. The garden and site are beautiful and the different presidential informations was cool!

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a really neat place to visit. Walk around and read all the interesting facts about Ford. The flowers still needed to be planted but it looks really nice

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Thank Mary E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

My cousin had never been here before. But had always wanted to see it. We were disappointed with how the site was taken care of! The rose garden looked like it was an after thought to the rest of the site! The display of Gerald & Betty Ford was very informative about their lives before & after their presidency. It's... More 

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Thank Matthew R
Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a road trip so the kids could stretch their legs. Beautiful location with amazing surrounding houses and trees. Great little historic spot!

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Thank Brittany S
Omaha Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The park is interesting to look at but there is not a lot here. The place is a bit run down and needs some updating. Not worth a trip but worth your time if you are in the area.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

If you think you are visiting a presidential library, you will be disappointed. However, this is a nice, yet small, memorial to President Ford. It is even better when things are in bloom, but it is still interesting to visit. All the Nebraska governors are listed on marble plaques in one end of the gardens and the list of U.S.... More 

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Thank Sandy402
Omaha, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We arrived on a beautiful May day hoping to see the flowers. We were very disappointed. I wonder if funding for the site is minimal. There where very few rose bushes and no flowers evident. It did look like there had been an attempt to start cleaning up the flower beds but not very recently. I had hoped to take... More 

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

As other reviewers mention, there isn't much here. Some nice columns, a list of all the presidents, and a bunch of photos in a display. The photos and commentary do shed some light on the Ford presidency and on him and his life (and that of his wife Betty). There's definitely some value there. But this isn't like spending time... More 

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Thank RhodeScholar123
Omaha, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Not worth the stop. Away from other attractions with exception of Hansom Park. Not well maintained. Outside

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Thank jerry b
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I have been to 2 weddings here and enjoyed both. They were both outside in the rose garden and really beautiful and from what I have heard very affordable. Only thing is no restrooms in the gardens, so you may have to run up to the gas station to use restroom after ceremony.

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