Season 1, Episode 33-Harry S Truman and Lamar

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Season 1, Episode 33: Harry S Truman and Lamar

Harry S Truman, the only Missourian to become President, and a true example of a Show-Me-State resident: Harry was plain-talking and direct, an outgrowth of his childhood in Missouri towns, starting with Lamar.

Learn about Harry’s childhood and education, as well as what happened to his birth house in Lamar!

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Park from Missouri State Parks.

Harry S Truman Birthplace from Visit Missouri.

Article on “Truman Day” and the reopening following foundational work.

Be sure to check out Harry S Truman’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “Harry S Truman and Independence”!

From My May 2017 Visit!

From my December 2021 Visit!

Unidentified visitors (and since-removed attachment) on the birthplace
Good luck mule shoe
Harry S Truman Portrait by Martha Kempton

Harry S Truman Birthplace: 1009 Truman St, Lamar, Missouri.

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Recommended Reading for Harry S Truman

David McCullough, Truman.
Robert Ferrell, Harry S Truman: A Life.
Harry Truman, Autobiography of Harry S Truman.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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