Saturday, February 03, 2007

Give'em Hell, Harry!

Gearing up for Presidents' Day:
This is a very affordable--$3.50 + S/H--pewter souvenir thimble available through the Truman Library in Independence, MO. They sell a lot of other Harry Truman stuff: Robert Ferrell's and David McCullough's Truman biographies, a 4"x4" ceramic "Dewey Defeats Truman" tile, an "If You Can't Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen" apron, and the usual souvenirs (pens, magnets, spoons,. . .).

The library info:
500 W. US Hwy. 24.
Independence, MO 64050
Phone: 816-268-8200 (Admin. offices) or 1-800-833-1225 (Info line)
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Admission prices: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for children ages 6 to 18, free for children 5 years and under.

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