William Howard Taft National Historic Site

2038 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

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William Howard Taft National Historic Site Sign

Photo taken by Karen Bittinger in June 2000

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Street View 

Description 

This is the birthplace and boyhood home of William Howard Taft (1857-1930), 27th President of the United States (1909-1913), a distinguished jurist who also served as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 29, 1964

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000612
Architectural style
Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Law; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Museum; Park
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1842; 1877; 1964

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2010: New photos from Karen Bittinger
  • August 4, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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