Presidential Pathways: #33, Harry S. Truman

Born: May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Mo. (Visited: July 2013)
Died: Dec. 26, 1972, in Kansas City, Mo.
Burial Place: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum in Independence, Mo. (Visited: October 2008)
Library & Museum: Independence, Mo. (Visited: October 2008)


The Truman family home.


Bedroom where Harry was born.


Marker dedicated to Harry’s accomplishments on April 19, 1959, when his birthplace became a state historic site.

Burial Place

Final resting place of Harry and Bess Truman.


Bess Truman’s tombstone.


Harry S. Truman’s tombstone.

Library & Museum


Main entrance.


“The Buck Stops Here!”


“Oval Office”


Portrait of George Washington in the Oval Office.


White House portrait.



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