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President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home

National Historic Site - Arkansas

The President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace NHS is located in Hope, Arkansas. Built in 1917 by Dr. H. S. Garrett, in this house the 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton spent the first four years of his life, having been born on August 19, 1946, at Julia Chester Hospital in Hope, Arkansas. The house was owned by his grandparents, Edith Grisham and James Eldridge Cassidy, and they cared for him when his mother, Virginia, was away working as an anesthetist in New Orleans.

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https://www.nps.gov/wicl/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_William_Jefferson_Clinton_Birthplace_Home_National_Historic_Site The President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace NHS is located in Hope, Arkansas. Built in 1917 by Dr. H. S. Garrett, in this house the 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton spent the first four years of his life, having been born on August 19, 1946, at Julia Chester Hospital in Hope, Arkansas. The house was owned by his grandparents, Edith Grisham and James Eldridge Cassidy, and they cared for him when his mother, Virginia, was away working as an anesthetist in New Orleans. Named for the father who died shortly before his birth, William Jefferson Blythe III later became the 42nd President of the United States. In this place, the experiences shared with his mother & grandparents in rural Arkansas developed the broad views on race relations, social justice, and public service that defined his presidency and life after the White House. For Bill Clinton, "Hope was home." President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home NHS is located in Hope, Arkansas - approx. 30 miles from Texarkana (Texas/Arkansas), 114 miles from Little Rock, Arkansas & 209 miles from Dallas, Texas. From I-30, use Exit 30 and travel south on Hwy 278 (Hervey Street) for approximately 2 miles. The Birthplace Home is on your left at the corner of 2nd Street and S Hervey Street; the Visitor Center is located on Division Street (immediately northeast of the Birthplace Home). President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site Visitor Center The visitor center, set in a two-story former residence adjacent to the birthplace home, features exhibits on the childhood of William Jefferson Clinton plus a Jefferson National Parks Association (JNPA) bookstore. Visitors can park vehicles along Division Street; accessible and large-vehicle parking (RVs, buses) is available on 2nd Street. The President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home NHS Visitor Center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST/CDT. From Interstate 30, take exit 30 and head south on Hwy 278 for approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto 3rd Street at the light on Hwy 67, then left onto Pine Street. In two blocks is the intersection with Division Street, turn left onto Division Street and the Visitor Center is the second building the on the left. Park on the left side of Division Street (facing downhill). Note: a sign identifies "Museum Parking" on Division Street. Birthplace Home The birthplace home of President Bill Clinton illuminated at dusk. President Clinton spent the first four years of his life in this home being raised by his maternal grandparents. Visitor Center Exterior of Visitor Center building with landscape surrounding Exterior of Visitor Center from Hervey Street The living room inside the Clinton Birthplace Home A view of the living room with a fireplace, rug, recliner and other furniture The living room inside the Clinton Birthplace Home The formal living room of the Clinton Birthplace Home A view of the formal living room features a tricycle, table and chairs, and radio The formal living room of the Clinton Birthplace Home Memorial Garden Memorial garden for his mother, Virginia Memorial garden for his mother, Virginia Wildland Fire in Arkansas' National Parks Wildland fire impacts each of the national parks in Arkansas in one way or another. The National Park Service manages wildland fire to protect the public; park communities and infrastructure; conserve natural and cultural resources; and maintain and restore natural ecosystem processes. A prescribed fire is monitored by a firefighter on an all-terrain vehicle. On Presidential Births and Deaths There are many connections between the Presidents. This article will explore some of those connections. the United States Presidential Seal Top Ten Summer Activities At President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home Top ten tips for planning your trip to President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site. White two-story building with green trim lit at dusk with trees behind.

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