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Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens

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Great Memorial

We thought this would include his home, but it is only a wonderful memorial and gardens. In late... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
showmemo61
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Jefferson City, Missouri
Neighborhood pride

Only serious presidential history buffs or curious Omahaans will be very interested in this off the... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Lisa h
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought this would include his home, but it is only a wonderful memorial and gardens. In late October, the gardens were not at their best and the rain did not help.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank showmemo61
Reviewed October 5, 2018

There is free street parking in the area. The site is free and unstaffed. As the building in which Ford was born burned down decades ago, it is literally a series of memorial stone stelae listing the United States presidents with a special one for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

My daughter had her wedding here it was very beautiful the only thing wrong was the fountain was not working , however the rest was fantastic the rose garden was great for pictures and the gardens were all blooming and colorful the vows were done...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cheryl j
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Only serious presidential history buffs or curious Omahaans will be very interested in this off the beaten path park. Ford was born here, but moved away as an infant and the house he lived in later burned down. There is a kiosk with some information...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

I decided to have a look since I was nearby. Mostly a garden setting, his birth house is no longer standing. Nice rose garden honoring Betty Ford and a few other bits of information to take a look at.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TRVLBug58
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We visited Saturday, June 16, 2018 around 10 AM. Information provided about President Ford is worthwhile. Some of the enclosed exhibits have buttons to push for audio facts and speech snippets from President Ford. Parking is on the street and there were a few other...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

I'm so amazed by this place. I actually attended his burial in Grand Rapids, MI some years back. I'm not from Grand Rapids, MI or Omaha, NE so when I heard he was from here, I was so confused and had to look more into...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mzlewis0125
Reviewed May 26, 2018

It is really just a pretty garden setting with a side of President Ford. According to the provided information, he only lived at the site from his birth until he was 18 days old. I found it rather disappointing that President Trump had not been...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mom2ginny
Reviewed May 16, 2018

This is a beautiful hidden area with historic information about President Ford. Love the landscaping and they fact that you do not realize it is here. Lots of information. I attended a wedding here as well that was quite beautiful

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank applejuice4lifetime
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Gerald Ford's birthplace was in Nebraska, but he always called Michigan his home. This was site was built in his honor quite some time ago. It is located in the Filed Club area and blends in well with the surrounding neighborhood. The site is maintained,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bob S
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