First Ladies Library & National Historic Site, Canton, OH Photos

The Canton First Ladies Library, located in an 1895 renovated bank building, showcases the personal effects of U.S. First Ladies as well as their contributions during their time in the White House. This National Historic Site also includes The Ida Saxon McKinley historic home, built in the 1840's, where President & Mrs. McKinley resided when in Canton during his Presidency.

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City National Bank building , now National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Main entrance to National First Ladies' Library, formerly City National Bank building. Canton, OH.Ornate doorway to National First Ladies' Library, formerly City National Bank building. Canton, OH.Entrance foyer at National First Ladies' Library, in restored City National Bank building. Canton, OH.
City National Bank building (c1880's) (205 Market Ave. S), now National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque.Main entrance to National First Ladies' Library, formerly City National Bank building. Canton, OH.Ornate doorway to National First Ladies' Library, formerly City National Bank building. Canton, OH.Entrance foyer at National First Ladies' Library, in restored City National Bank building. Canton, OH.
Opaline glass bowl light in entrance foyer of National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Gasolier ceiling fixture at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Neoclassical decorative detail at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Restored theater at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.
Opaline glass bowl light in entrance foyer of National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Gasolier ceiling fixture at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Neoclassical decorative detail at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Restored theater at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.
Lighting fixture in theater at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Ceiling of theater at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House First Ladies National Historic Site where President & Mrs. McKinley stayed when in Canton. Canton, OH.Upper story with slate covered mansard roof of Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Lighting fixture in theater at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Ceiling of theater at National First Ladies' Library. Canton, OH.Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House (1841 & 1865) (331 S. Market Ave) First Ladies National Historic Site where President & Mrs. McKinley stayed when in Canton. Canton, OH. Style: Second Empire.Upper story with slate covered mansard roof of Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Upper story moldings and mansard roof of Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Porch of Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Arched entrance door at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Detail of front porch molding at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Upper story moldings and mansard roof of Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Porch of Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Arched entrance door at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Detail of front porch molding at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Black walnut spiral staircase at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Stairwell with wallpaper recreated to a design by William Morris at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Front hall ceiling at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Detail of front hall ceiling at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Black walnut spiral staircase at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Stairwell with wallpaper recreated to a design by William Morris at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Front hall ceiling at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Detail of front hall ceiling at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Detail of front hall molding at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ornate chandelier at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Piano by Weber of New York belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Piano belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley with girandole candlesticks in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Detail of front hall molding at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ornate chandelier at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Piano by Weber of New York belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Piano belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley with girandole candlesticks in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Fireplace with portrait of Ida Saxton McKinley in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Portrait of Ida Saxton McKinley in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ruby glass chandelier in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Fireplace with portrait of Ida Saxton McKinley in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Portrait of Ida Saxton McKinley in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ruby glass chandelier in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Side cabinet with ruby glassware at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Green damask settee in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Library at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Portrait of William McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Side cabinet with ruby glassware at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Green damask settee in parlor at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Library at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Portrait of William McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Recessed bookcase at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Fringed glass ceiling light fixture at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Parlor area at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Library at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Recessed bookcase at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Fringed glass ceiling light fixture at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Parlor area at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Library at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
President McKinley's armchair in library at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Theodore Havilland china from Limoges France in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Theodore Havilland china with silverware belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
President McKinley's armchair in library at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Theodore Havilland china from Limoges France in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Theodore Havilland china with silverware belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Ornate napkin holder with place setting in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ornate napkin holder with figure of bird in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Silverware belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ornate chandelier in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Ornate napkin holder with place setting in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ornate napkin holder with figure of bird in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Silverware belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ornate chandelier in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Sideboard in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Coffee or chocolate set on sideboard at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Covered porcelain serving dish inscribed G.C. Denalt, Canton, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Dinner plate inscribed G.C. Denalt, Canton, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Sideboard in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Coffee or chocolate set on sideboard at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Covered porcelain serving dish inscribed G.C. Denalt, Canton, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Dinner plate inscribed G.C. Denalt, Canton, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Side cabinet in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Silver & ruby glass pickle jar at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Side board in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Side cabinet in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Silver & ruby glass pickle jar at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Side board in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Cruet stand in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Cupboard & work table in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.President McKinley's desk & bookcases in his study at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.President McKinley's study at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Cruet stand in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Cupboard & work table in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.President McKinley's desk & bookcases in his study at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.President McKinley's study at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
William McKinley bust at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Graphic of William McKinley, Ida Saxton McKinley & Nancy Allison McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Folding chair in President McKinley's study at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.William McKinley commemorative plate at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
William McKinley bust (c1900) at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Graphic of William McKinley, Ida Saxton McKinley & Nancy Allison McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Folding chair in President McKinley's study at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.William McKinley commemorative plate at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Havilland Limoges Drop Rose pattern china used by McKinley's at the White House at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Havilland Limoges Drop Rose pattern serving dish used by McKinley's at the White House at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.William McKinley campaign souvenir plate by Knowles, Taylor & Knowles China, East Liverpool, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Sample McKinley State Dinner Service Plate by Knowles, Taylor & Knowles China, East Liverpool, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Havilland Limoges Drop Rose pattern china used by McKinley's at the White House at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Havilland Limoges Drop Rose pattern serving dish used by McKinley's at the White House at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.William McKinley campaign souvenir plate (1896) by Knowles, Taylor & Knowles China, East Liverpool, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Sample McKinley State Dinner Service Plate (1898) by Knowles, Taylor & Knowles China, East Liverpool, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Commemorative plate of Mrs. McKinley, Canton, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Inaugural Ball souvenir program at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Punch bowl & cups with ruby glass trim at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Display room of objects associated with the McKinley's at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Commemorative plate of Mrs. McKinley, Canton, OH at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Inaugural Ball (March 4, 1897) souvenir program at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Punch bowl & cups with ruby glass trim at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Display room of objects associated with the McKinley's at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Bodice for dress making belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Fan with rural scene belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Fan in bird design belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Beaded purse belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Bodice for dress making belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Fan with rural scene belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Fan in bird design belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Beaded purse belonging to Ida Saxton McKinley at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Writing desk at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ida Saxton McKinley's sitting room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Davenport desk belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley's young daughter, Katherine at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Side of Davenport desk at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Writing desk at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Ida Saxton McKinley's sitting room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Davenport desk belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley's young daughter, Katherine at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Side of Davenport desk at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.
Bedroom at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Bedroom wash basin & pitcher set at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.

Bedroom at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Bedroom wash basin & pitcher set at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.


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