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Presidential Field Trip Series: Part 1 & 2 - Garfield & Hayes

Register here for both Presidential Field Trip Series to receive special pricing of $110 ($100 for OHC members) - a savings of $20.

Part 1: James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Friday, June 9, 2017 (8:15 am - 2:30 pm)
Join us for a field trip to the home and presidential library of the 20th President of the United States in Mentor, Ohio. Garfield is most well-known as a Major General during the Civil War, Ohio Congressman and skilled orator, surprise nominee for the presidential election of 1880, and one of four presidents assassinated while in office. The visit will include bus transportation, an on-bus discussion of Garfield's visits to Oberlin, an introductory film, guided tour, time to explore the shop and grounds, and lunch.

Part 2: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.
Friday, July 14, 2017 (8:15 am - 2:45 pm)
Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th president, most well-known as a Civil War general, three term governor of Ohio, and "winner" of one of the most contested presidential elections in U.S. history, which led to significant changes in reconstruction policies. This field trip will include bus transportation, on-bus discussion of Hayes' visits to Oberlin, a guided tour of the Hayes home, time to explore the museum exhibits and grounds, and lunch.

Date: 6/9/2017
Time: 8:15 am - 2:45 pm
Category: Special Event
Adult Price: $110.00
Member Price: $100.00
Child Price: $105.00
Child Member Price: $95.00
Note About Pricing: Tours are recommended for ages 10 and up. For kids ages 10-18, pricing reflects $5 discount.

Capacity: 50
Openings: 47