Ike, Gettysburg, and the Cold War

Eisenhower National Historic Site preserves the farm of General and 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Adjacent to the Gettysburg battlefield, the farm served the president and first lady as a weekend retreat and as a meeting place for world leaders. With its peaceful setting and view of South Mountain, it was a respite from Washington, DC, and a backdrop for efforts to reduce Cold War tensions.

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Ranger Programs

Find out how to tour the Eisenhower home. A tour schedule and information for visiting groups can be found here.

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Top Ten Tips for Visiting

Find tips and pointers from the staff on how to visit Eisenhower National Historic Site

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Education and Youth Programs

Eisenhower NHS offers a variety of engaging tours and programs for school and youth groups, both in person and online. Find out more here.

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Remembering World War II

Watch our new virtual program with the Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, commemorating the fallen of World War II.

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World War I Weekend: May 4 and 5, 2024

Explore the impact of World War I on Dwight Eisenhower and on the U.S. in 1918 with World War I Weekend at Eisenhower NHS.

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B.A.R.K. Ranger

Learn how your four-legged friends can become B.A.R.K. Rangers at Eisenhower National Historic Site!

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Photos & Multimedia

You can visit the park anytime from anywhere! We have virtual tours that include 3D views and video tours.

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2024 World War II Weekend

Join Eisenhower NHS for our 2024 World War II Weekend, taking place September 20-22, 2024. Find out more here.

Last updated: April 16, 2024

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1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325


717 338-9114

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