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Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens

3202 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, NE 68105
+1 402-444-5955
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I am a big history buff and have visited several of the presidential sites across the U.S. This... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
StonewallJackson2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Small monument to someone who only was in Omaha for a little while

Leslie King was born here. Less than 6 months later he left Nebraska. Eventually his name was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tachyonbb
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Omaha
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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3202 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, NE 68105
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am a big history buff and have visited several of the presidential sites across the U.S. This site is definetly a waste of time. It takes you 5 minutes to see everything and there isn't much. The neighborhood is nice but if you read...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leslie King was born here. Less than 6 months later he left Nebraska. Eventually his name was changed to Gerald Ford. The house burned down and a small monument was erected on the site. The neighborhood is sketchy so make sure to lock your doors...More

Thank tachyonbb
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I live in the Field Club Area (a few blocks from the site). Go there in the summer. They have beautiful rose gardens and displays. Many weddings are performed here. The Ford Conservatory is next door. The largest facility of it's kind between Chicago and...More

3  Thank Bink51
Reviewed 21 March 2017

To be clear, President Ford didn't call Omaha home. (Michigan gets the honors.) An interesting site for Presidential history buffs. There are superior gardens in town.

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Not a great deal to see, so unless you have been everywhere else in Omaha, so don't be sad if you don't visit. The original house burnt down so there is a small kiosk with a few pieces of memorabilia and some concrete blocks with...More

Thank daveashuk
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A beautiful garden now sits on this site where the house once stood. There is a model of the original house along with a fountain with columns. A wonderful place for wedding pictures or engagement photos. Just think that when visiting...you are standing on the...More

1  Thank C2317TYbarbaram
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Interesting gardens and plaque but not much more to this historical site. I took my kids and explained that he was our president.

1  Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The rose garden is very beautiful. The fountain and columns are very majestic . My bridal portraits were taken on the grounds.

1  Thank waynehs2016
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is just a garden on the site where the house used to stand. We visited because of personal connections.

Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We expected a house but this is apparently long gone. Nice little garden, worth a visit when the flowers are in bloom but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

Thank Steve L
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