Events at a Glance
A Gift to Cherish: September 17, 2015 - February 26, 2016
PREVIOUS EXHIBIT:Forgotten First Ladies: January 20th - September 11th, 2015 Read more here. PREVIOUS EXHIBIT:Mom-in-Chief: May 22nd to January 9th Read more here.
The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson: American Impressionist
Previous Exhibit: Rising to the OccasionMary Lincoln's fan, a featured piece in this exhibit (Photo bv Michelle Guillon, National First Ladies' Library) Read more here
America's First Lady, Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama helps plant trees at the Kenilworth Aquatic
Gardens in Washington D.C. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)
PREVIOUS EXHIBIT:Eyes on First Ladies, The Power of the Press. Read more here
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All tours are guided and spaces are limited!
- TOUR HOURS: For tour reservations call 330-452-0876, ext. 320 Reservations required for groups of 6 or more only, recommended for all
Monday: CLOSED, no tours, gift shop open 9 a.m - 4 p.m.
Tuesday-Saturday: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30 p.m
- National Park Service Fee Free Days: Saturday, Sept. 26th, Wed., Nov.11
- Summer Tours are over and we are now closed on Sundays until Summer 2016.
- SPECIAL NOTICE!;The
Research and Education Building will be closed from Friday, September 11th
through Wednesday, September 16th in order to assemble the new exhibit.
Tours will still be available at the Saxton House on those days.
LARGE (Bus tours, etc.),groups of 10 or more should make special arrangements by contacting or emailing
Fascinating stories of First Ladies, the White House and more
. written by NFLL historian and author, Carl S. Anthony
New Exhibit Opening!!
A Gift to Cherish
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Tokens of gratitude preserve memories of special events in our lives. No one knows this as well as the President and First Lady. A Gift to Cherish is an exhibit of unique gifts First Ladies have given to personal friends, staff members, acquaintances, and admirers.
Behind the Scenes with the
Saxtons and the Barbers!
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
FREE @ NOON
The National First Ladies' Library and the Canton Repository Newspaper will partner together to offer this program detailing the lives of the Saxtons and the Barbers Behind Closed Doors.
This program will be held in the Victorian Theatre at the Research and Education Ctr.:
205 Market Avenue South
Canton, OH 44705
An Elegant Affair. Sharing
The Treasured Friendships between
the McClymonds and the McKinleys
Thursday, October 29th @ 6 pm
at the Massillon Women's Club
210 Fourth Street NE
Massillon, Ohio 44646
Reservations required: 330-833-4896
The National First Ladies' Library and the Massillon Women's Club will partner together to offer this special fundraiser dinner. We will explore the friendship between these two influential and historic families.
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