Today is Harry Truman’s birthday. The nation’s 33rd president was born 130 years ago in Lamar, Mo.
Today is a state holiday. City of Independence, Jackson County and state of Missouri offices are closed.
There is a wreath-laying at 9 a.m. at the Truman Library, where Harry and Bess Truman are buried. It’s free and open to the public. The library on U.S. 24 in Indepedence, a few blocks west of Noland Road and a just east of River Boulevard.