Along the driveway of the little white house you will notice six flags representing different countries. These flags were placed on the Little White House property to remind all who see them of the Peace Talk Colin Powell had during his visit to the property in 2001.
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As you walk the grounds of The Little White House you’ll notice a perfectly landscaped and arranged garden around the perimeters of the property.
There are 20 identified botanics:
- Coconut Palm
- Curly Boy Croton
- Date Palm
- Florida Soapberry
- Florida Thatch Palm
- Gumbo Limbo
- Mexican Fan Palm
- Monkey Grass
- Royal Poinciana
- Spanish Almond
- Split Leaf Philodendrum
- St. Augustine Grass
- Palmetto Blade
- West Indies Mahogany (45 orchids rest on the mahogany tree on the North Lawn in representation of the U.S. Presidents)
The Botanical is free to all who wish to explore the grounds. For information please come visit us at Harry S. Truman’s Little White House!
The community’s steadfast support and generosity in preserving the Harry S. Truman Little White House has been overwhelming.
Help us continue to restore President Truman’s Poker Porch with the exact rattan furniture fabric from 1949.
We are $1,222 towards our $17,500 goal.
Every gift large or small matters.
The Key West Harry S. Truman Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)3. We rely on the generosity of individuals and corporations to sustain and advance our mission to preserve the Little White House as Florida’s only presidential museum and promote the American Presidency through educational programs and free exhibits.