Eisenhower National Historic Site


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National Parks
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Eisenhower National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

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.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.