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Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Lamar
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Owner description: See where “The Buck” started at Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site. Visitors can view the small frame house where the future President was born, and see furnishings that reflect what a house in western Missouri would have looked like during the time Truman lived in the house.
Joplin, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“great”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

harry s trurman birthplace state historic site was a fun place to go with family and friend have been mant times

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Tipton, Missouri
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232 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“State run memories of the former president's upbringing are here.”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

A must stop. Friendly people in a very friendly town. Well work spending a bit of time. Nearby is a quaint county-seat square with speciality shops and a town that shows pride in itself.

Visited October 2012
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kilkenny
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128 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Charming”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Do make a visit here...place is genuinely charming and the young guides very knowledgeable. An historic delight.

Visited July 2012
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Lamar
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65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Presidents birth place”
Reviewed July 22, 2012

Good guide, very interesting. Small house, neatly furnished with period furniture & photo's. Took my grandson.

Visited August 2011
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St. George, Utah
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99 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Charming”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

A lovely place...quaint in every respect..fine guides well versed in history and genuinely delighted to showcase the house to tourists...very accessible and uncrowned..well worth a diversion!

Visited July 2012
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