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Join us for Truman Day where the buck STARTS here for Harry S Truman's 134th Birthday! The historic sites in Independence are celebrating Harry's birthday on Saturday, May 5th with $1 or free admission! 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum Vaile Victorian Society of the Vaile Mansion Bingham-Waggoner Historical Society 1827 Log Courthouse Harry S. Truman Library & Museum Harry S Truman National Historic Site and the Chicago & Alton Depot.

Gilbert Whitney & CO. is also hosting a President Harry S Truman Birthday Cake Decorating Contest (head to their FB page for more info https://www.facebook.com/gilbertwhitney/.) Harry will also be giving free tours in the Truman Courtroom on the Independence Square where he spent time as a Presiding County Judge (112. W. Lexington Ave. 64050.) from 10AM-4PM.

Photo courtesy of the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum