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Hoover's Hometown is
Historic West Branch, Iowa

Herbert Clark Hoover, the 31st President of the United States of America (March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933), was born in West Branch on August 10, 1874 to Quaker blacksmith Jesse Clark Hoover and his wife, Hulde Minthorn Hoover.


Hoover’s birthplace cottage, burial plot, and Presidential Library-Museum provide a unique and interesting opportunity to explore history in West Branch, Iowa.  Our downtown district also boasts features 16 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places and is a thriving place to eat, shop & explore!

Festival Maps

Parade Route, Road Closures + Detours
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