Eisenhower National Historic Site


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Eisenhower National Historic Site

Address:250 Eisenhower Farm Ln
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:717-338-9114
Fax:717-338-0821
Web: www.nps.gov/eise/
Size: 690 acres.
Established: Designated on November 27, 1967; authorized by act of Congress on December 2, 1969.
Location:Adjoins Gettysburg National Military Park (see separate entry for description) in southeastern Pennsylvania, 35 miles southwest of York.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:This was the only home ever owned by General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie. It served as a refuge when he was President and as a retirement home after he left office. It includes four farms, three of which were used by Eisenhower for his show herd of black Angus cattle.

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Check out a part of history on Presidents Day with a visit to Eisenhower National Historic Site, the home and farm of General and President Dwight D.
Eisenhower National Historic Site. 717-338-9114 ext.
This method of control is proving successful at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania, which preserves a significant Civil War battle site, and adjoining Eisenhower National Historic Site, which is managed to perpetuate the historic scene during the era President Eisenhower owned his farm.
On September 15 and 16, at the National Park Service's annual World War II Weekendat the Eisenhower National Historic Site in Gettysburg, several distinguished WWII veterans will share their experiences and unique insights into the various battles of the war.
Admission to the Eisenhower National Historic Site is by shuttle bus, which will depart from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center located at 1195 Baltimore Pike.
Visitors to the Eisenhower National Historic Site - which preserves the home and nearly 700-acre farm of Dwight D.
For more information contact the Eisenhower National Historic Site at 717-338-9114 or visit the web site at nps.gov/eise (http://www.nps.gov/eise).
WHERE: Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania DATES: September 15 and 16