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Truman Library Groundbreaking Ceremony | September 17, 2019

Gov. Parson, Archivist Ferriero and Clifton Truman Daniel Break Ground on Library

The Truman Library’s transformative renovation officially kicked off on September 5 with a groundbreaking ceremony featuring Missouri Governor Mike Parson, Archivist of the U.S. David Ferriero, Missouri State Senator John Rizzo, the president’s grandson Clifton Truman Daniel as well as many other local officials and friends of the Truman Library.

Highlights of the special remarks made from a few of our distinguished speakers include the following:


More than 125 friends, donors, board members and local dignitaries joined us for a very special day that will go into the books as one of the great days in the history of the Truman Library. The historic ceremony drew the attention of local media, with coverage from Fox 4, KMBCKCTV 5, The Examiner and more.

The Truman Library is currently closed for a massive renovation. Learn more about the exciting future of the Truman Library here.

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Truman Library Groundbreaking Ceremony