Nestled in the heart of Old Town Key West, the Truman Little White House is a living testament to American history and the only presidential site in Florida. This historic landmark served as the winter White House for President Harry S. Truman and has since become a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts and curious travelers alike. You can explore it yourself when you book one of the dreamy Key West vacation rentals at 1800 Atlantic.
Staying in one of the Key West vacation rentals offered by 1800 Atlantic is an experience that combines comfort, luxury, and the unique charm of this tropical paradise. Many of our rentals feature fully equipped kitchens, private balconies, gated garage parking, and stylish furnishings, providing a home-away-from-home feel for guests. With easy access to the beach, on-site amenities like heated swimming pools, and proximity to historic sites like the Truman Little White House, your Key West getaway is sure to be a memorable and enriching experience.
The Truman Little White House was built in 1890 as a naval officer’s quarters. Some of the prominent guests this building has hosted included six U.S. presidents and Thomas Edison. It was most famous for its use as the winter White House for President Harry S. Truman for 175 days of his presidency from 1946 through 1952.
The Truman Little White House visitors can embark on guided tours through the various rooms, each filled with fascinating artifacts and anecdotes from Truman’s time. The knowledgeable guides provide insights into where President Harry S. Truman escaped the winter cold, the place where President Eisenhower recovered from his heart attack, and where Thomas Edison stayed during World War I. Here are some other tour options for the Truman Little White House:
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