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Iowa
Southeast Region
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Hoover Gravesite © Doug Schutjer
Gravesite for President and Mrs. Hoover
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site The Gravesite © Doug Schutjer
View of the Gravesite
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Eddie at the Gravesite © Doug Schutjer
Eddie at the Gravesite
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site The Village Blacksmith © Doug Schutjer
The Village Blacksmith
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site The Village Blacksmith Shop © Doug Schutjer
Jesse Hoovers blacksmith shop across from the family cottage.
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site The Cottage © Doug Schutjer
Born in a simple two room cottage in West Branch Iowa.
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Kay at the Library © Doug Schutjer
Welcome to the Library
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Entering the Gallery © Doug Schutjer
Entrance to the library and museum.
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Library and museum © Doug Schutjer
View from across the street.
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Schoolhouse © Doug Schutjer
Iowa reading, writing and rithmatick.
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site The Metal Veil © Doug Schutjer
The Metal Veil on the Statue
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site The Meeting House © Doug Schutjer
The Meeting House
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Old Glory © Doug Schutjer
Eddies Picture of Old Glory
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site Hoover Birthblace © Doug Schutjer
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site One Bedroom © Doug Schutjer
The family bedroom.
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site The School House © Doug Schutjer
Inside the school house.
HOOVER BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
HOOVER BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
The nucleus of this national historic site, a complex of structures in West Branch commemorating Herbert Hoover, is the tiny cottage where he was born and spent the first 5 years of his life. Another major building is the Friends (Quaker) Meeting House he attended. Also within the park area are the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, operated by the General Services Administration, and his grave and that of his wife.


Location
Hoover Birthplace National Historic Site is located near Coralville, Iowa City and North Liberty


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