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


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April 16, 2014
Eisenhower Event Highlights Mamie, 1950s Fashions, and Tea
Mamie Eisenhower said she and Ike had lived in 37 different homes during their married life. Learn the story of this general’s wife and first lady on May 17 when the National Park Service at Eisenhower National Historic Site features the dramatic program, Mamie Remembers Gettysburg. The site will also host a 1950s Fashion Show, provide a close-up look at the Eisenhowers’ cars and host a high tea sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation.

April 10, 2014
Volunteer Senior Rangers Needed to Spruce Up Ike’s Farm
In preparation for the busy summer in Gettysburg, the staff of the Eisenhower National Historic Site and the Adams County Office for Aging invites active, older citizens to participate in the Volunteer Senior Ranger Corps. On May 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. volunteers are needed for the annual cleaning and preservation of Eisenhower’s farm equipment and cars.

April 02, 2014
Join Us For Junior Ranger Day at Eisenhower NHS on April 26
For National Junior Ranger Day on April 26 the National Park Service is inviting younger visitors to Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site for special activities.



Did You Know?

Broken down army truck, Army Convoy 1919

President Eisenhower considered the establishment of the Interstate Highway system to be one of his proudest accomplishments. He had advocated the building of an interstate system ever since spending two months driving coast to coast in a US Army truck convoy in 1919.