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

    Eisenhower

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Directions

Visitors arriving from the north and south can use US 15. From the east and west, visitors can use US 30. Shuttle buses to the site depart from the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center and Museum, approximately one and one half mile south of Gettysburg on SR 97 (1195 Baltimore Pike).

Due to a lack of on-site parking and space limitations in the Eisenhower home, visits can only be made by a shuttle bus leaving from the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center. The Center opens at 8:00 a.m. Tickets may be purchased on a first come, first served basis for the next available tour.

For Those With Wheelchairs
The Eisenhower shuttle bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift. Visitors using wheelchairs may also arrange to follow the shuttle bus in their private vehicle and park in the site handicapped parking area by notifying the cashier at the Visitor Center ticket counter. Wheel chairs are availabale for loan at the site.

For Families With Strollers
Due to space limitations, strollers may not be taken aboard the shuttle buses. Loaner strollers are available at the Eisenower site. Notify the bus driver or the staff person greeting your bus to borrow one during your visit.

Did You Know?

West Point cadet Eisenhower (far left) on guard duty

General Dwight D. Eisenhower would have been a sailor if born a year later. He applied to the Naval Academy in 1911, but did not meet the age requirements – he was too old. He was accepted to his second choice, the US Military Academy at West Point.