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Truman Concert Series with Miriam Pico & David Chown

 February 23rd
7 - 9pm

  Performed on Truman's Piano. Members of the Harry S. Truman Foundation receive a $10 discount.
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16th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

Russia and the Cold War
Friday May 18th & Saturday May 19th

Friday, May 18th
Symposium Kickoff & Welcome Reception
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Saturday, May 19th

16th Annuarl Truman Legacy Symposium
8:30am - 12:30pm

Saturday, May 19th

Lunch & Learn
1pm - 3pm
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Harry S. Truman
Little White House

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Since 1890, history has left its mark on the Truman Little White House. Initially, it served as the naval station’s command headquarters during the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. In 1946 the historic building first served as the winter White House of President Harry S. Truman and a site for the Cold War response by later presidents. Today, the Truman Little White House is a public, living, Key West museum as well as a retreat and place of government business by our nation's leaders.

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Museum Hours
9:00am to 4:30pm

Gift Shop Hours

9:00am to 5:00pm
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Key West
Historical Documents

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The eleven trips of President Harry S. Truman were recorded in official trip logs. Often regarded as mere souvenirs for family and staff, a more careful reading reveal clues as to the working of the president in Key West. There are numerous mentions of key staff, both political and military, flying into Key West to meet with President Harry S. Truman. What they did and what was said are not revealed in the logs as the details may have been classified at the time. These presidential logs provide starting points for more detailed research for the serious student and provide personal insight into the life of the president on vacation for the causual reader.

The Little White House
restoration Project
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In 1974, changing technologies closed the Key West Submarine Base and the Little White House went through a twelve year period of disuse. On
January 1, 1987, the title to this presidential museum was transferred to the state of Florida for permanent protection. Beginning in 1988, more than two million dollars have been privately raised and gone into its restoration. Although owned by the state of Florida, the Harry S Truman Little White House receives no regular financial support from the state or federal government. Please consider a gift to our not-for-profit foundation to enable the much needed restoration process to continue.
Museum Hours
9am - 4:30pm

Gift Shop Hours
9am - 5pm
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