Most of the 690 acres at Eisenhower National Historic Site are used for agricultural crops, cattle grazing, or for lawn and garden. However, tucked into the remaining forested land, grassland areas, and riparian areas are an interesting variety of native plant species.
Did You Know?
While a member of the West Point football team in 1912, Cadet Dwight Eisenhower played linebacker against the legendary Jim Thorpe of the Carlisle Indian School. Recalling Eisenhower’s performance years later, Thorpe remarked, “Good Linebacker!”