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

    Eisenhower

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available at Eisenhower NHS including:

  • Assisting the interpretive staff conducting talks and tours in the Eisenhower home and on the grounds.
  • Providing informal tour of the Eisenhower show barn and explaining the President's farm and cattle operation to visitors.
  • Working in the research library converting oral history tapes to CD and DVD.
  • Joining other volunteers to clean the Eisenhower barns, vehicles, and farm equipment on Volunteer Project Days.
  • Assisting other volunteers in maintaining the Eisenhower vegetable garden.

Group volunteer projects involving fence painting and removal of exotic vegetation are available.

If interested in contributing your time to the preservation of the Eisenhower home and farm and or in interpreting its history, contact Ranger Richard Lemmers at (717) 338-9114 ext. 4413 or e-mail us.

Did You Know?

Gen. MacArthur in the Philippines, 1930s

Dwight Eisenhower served as General MacArthur’s chief of staff in the Philippines in the 30s. Although quick to acknowledge MacArthur’s brilliant military mind, Eisenhower was frustrated with the General’s penchant for grandstanding and theatrics.