President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site

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President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
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President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
LocationHope, Arkansas
Coordinates 33°40′1.82″N93°35′47.36″W / 33.6671722°N 93.5964889°W / 33.6671722; -93.5964889 Coordinates: 33°40′1.82″N93°35′47.36″W / 33.6671722°N 93.5964889°W / 33.6671722; -93.5964889
Built1917
ArchitectDr. H. S. Garrett
Architectural styleOther
Website President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
Part of North Elm Street Historic District (#95000904)
NRHP reference # 94000472 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 19, 1994
Designated CPJuly 28, 1995

The President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site is located in Hope, Arkansas. [2] Built in 1917 by Dr. H. S. Garrett, in this house the 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton spent the first four years of his life, having been born on August 19, 1946, at Julia Chester Hospital in Hope, Arkansas. [3] [4] . The house was owned by his grandparents, Edith Grisham and James Eldridge Cassidy, and they cared for him when his mother, Virginia, was away working as an anesthetist in New Orleans. [5]

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On May 19, 1994, the site was added to the National Register of Historic Places (as "Bill Clinton Birthplace"). Tours were offered by the Clinton Birthplace Foundation. In accordance with the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Pub.L.   111–11§7002), the Secretary of the Interior accepted the property on December 14, 2010, establishing it as a national historic site and a unit of the National Park System. [2] [6] This change in status was originally proposed by Senator Mark Pryor of Arkansas. Bill Clinton and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar formally dedicated the site on April 16, 2011. [7]

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