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Harry S Truman Driving Tour

Created by HST 231 (Marshall University) on April 28th 2017, 9:29:05 am.

Harry S Truman served as the 33rd President of the United States. While in office, Truman ended WWII, put boots on the ground in Korea, and created the Truman Doctrine which would shape foreign policy for 40 years. Long before he would take these actions, however, Harry Truman was a young man growing up in the small town of Independence, Missouri. This tour traces his humble beginnings and showcases the places and events that shaped him into the man that the world knows today. Learn more about his upbringing, occupations, and long-standing legacy in the area that President Truman called home.