• Photo of the Eisenhower Farm. Courtesy of Stan Cohen.

    Eisenhower

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

2012 Eisenhower Academy Schedule

Sunday, July 8

AFTERNOON

Arrival / Registraion.

EVENING

Dinner on own.

Get Acquainted social and introductions.

Graduate credit students meet their instructor.

Monday, July 9

MORNING

Overview / Objectives - Carol Hegeman, Supervisory Historian, Eisenhower NHS.

Leadership / Domestic Policy - Dr. Michael Birkner, Gettysburg College.

AFTERNOON

Eisenhower's Foreign Policy - Chris Tudda, Historian for the Department of State.

Eisenhower Foreign Policy in Primary Source Documents - Daun Van Ee, Library of Congress.

Foreign Policy Discussion - Tudda, Ee, Birkner.

EVENING

Dinner at the Dobbin House Restaurant.

The Eisenhower White House - Mr. Bradley Patterson, Deputy Cabinet Secretary, 1954 - 1961.

Tuesday, July 10

MORNING

Visit the Eisenhower National Historic Site.

National Park Service historian Carol Hegeman gives a behind-the-scenes tour and shares site related educational programs. Curator Michael Florer shows special items from the museum collection.
Box lunch at Eisenhower Site.

AFTERNOON

Visit with Susan Eisenhower.

Complete site tour and visit the bookstore.

Eisenhower and the Secret Service -John Joyce, Park Ranger, Eisenhower NHS.

Free time to explore Gettysburg.

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Did You Know?

Eisenhower and tank, Camp Meade 1919

Major Eisenhower and Col. George Patton were reprimanded by their army superiors for advocating revolutionary tank tactics in the early 20s. These were the same tactics employed with such success by the German army in the early years of WWII.