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Spring Flower Planting Day

This is Shirley Stephens and her crew of flower planters. Every year these ladies plant the corner beds of the Memorial grounds, they hang the holiday decorations, and generally bring good cheer to the building! Some of our friends in this group are 90 and yet they come out and voluntarily plant these flowers year... Continue Reading →

Site Map!

People often ask us about the other McKinley sites here in Niles so we thought it was time to make a map that has all of the information about each of us!

Farmers Market Announcement

The market will be moving to the memorial grounds this summer! More information will be available soon. Make sure to follow the market facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Niles-Farmers-Market-947144338778593/ & the instagram account here: https://www.instagram.com/nilesfarmersmarket/

Remembering the USS Maine

This day in 1898 the USS Maine explodes and sinks, killing hundreds. Learn more about this event with any of the links below! https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4681917/sinking-uss-maine https://www.pbs.org/crucible/tl10.html https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-maine-explodes https://www.loc.gov/rr/news/topics/maine.html https://mckinleybirthplacemuseum.org/2016/03/29/the-war-room/#more-1486 https://mckinleybirthplacemuseum.org/2016/08/16/list-of-mckinley-firsts-part-8-the-spanish-american-war-was-the-first-war-to-be-managed-from-a-white-house-war-room-connected-to-military-headquarters-in-washington-dc-and-the-field-by-both-phone-an/

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