Hayes was the 19th U.S. President serving from 1877-1881. He was also a Ohio governor, a U.S. Congressman and a General in the Civil War and loving husband to Lucy and father to eight children.
Honoring the memory of Rutherford B. Hayes, his family established the first presidential library open to the public in 1916. For 100 years the collections have grown beyond the core collection to include 90,000 books, manuscripts and images which reflect Hayes' special interests, including genealogy, local history, and the Gilded Age period in which he lived.
Spiegel Grove houses the Hayes Museum and 31 room mansion, along with 25 acres of park and the burial site of President and Mrs. Hayes.
Monday, July 6, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Eight Vintage Base Ball Tournament scheduled for Aug. 1 and 2 at Spiegel Grove and Naderer Field has been postponed.
Thursday, July 2, 2020Thank you to these sponsors for helping to make our annual Independence Day Concert, featuring the Toledo Symphony Concert Band, happen again this year! Due to COVID-19, we will not
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums will have its first Verandah Concert of the season on Wednesday, July 8, with increased safety protocols.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
This special exhibit, featuring Ohio legends and mythical creatures, such as the Lake Erie monster, mothman and more, has been extended through Oct. 31, 2021.