"In this house I learned to walk and talk. I learned to pray I learned to read and I learned to count by number cards my grandparents tacked on the kitchen window."
— President Clinton, Dedication Speech at
the . . . — — Map (db m161922) HM
Bill Clinton lived in this
house with his mother and
stepfather, Roger Clinton, from
1950 until 1953. During those
years, the future president
attended kindergarten and first
grade. Billy, as he was known
then, loved to play with . . . — — Map (db m159746) HM
This tree is believed to have been planted in 1912 when the railroad station was built. Local residents remember the days when its limbs were so long that they nearly touched the ground. A cannon sat next to this tree prior to World War II but this . . . — — Map (db m161918) HM
In 1909, the merchants of Hope paid to have the names of their business imprinted into a sidewalk which led from the old Garland School to Fair Park.
A portion of those squares were removed in 1995 for use in this new sidewalk at the train . . . — — Map (db m161920) HM
March 12, 1999. On this day two Hope natives
visited the Hope Visitor Center and museum.
President William Jefferson Clinton, in town to
dedicate his restored birthplace house, was
escorted through the center by life-long friend
Thomas Franklin . . . — — Map (db m161917) HM
This two man inspection car was built in 1948 by Fairmont Railway Motors. Signalmen especially, relied on this motor car for transportation as they inspected signals, automatic switches and crossing gates.
Known for its light weight and easy . . . — — Map (db m161915) HM