National McKinley Birthplace Memorial is at 40 N. Main St. The 1915-17 Classical Greek structure is made of Georgian marble to honor William McKinley, who served as the nation's 25th president 1897-1901. An ornate museum contains McKinley memorabilia, a collection of J. Massey-Rhind bronze busts from the late 19th- and early 20th centuries, an auditorium and library. The McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center, at 40 S. Main St., is a reconstruction of the president's birthplace home and is furnished in period.
Note: At press time, the McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center was closed for renovations. Guided tours of the museum and home (once it reopens) are available by appointment.
Library open Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri.-Sat. 9-5. Museum open Mon.-Wed. 9-5, Thurs. 9-3; last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Phone for McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center schedule. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.