Eisenhower National Historical Park

Historical SitesGettysburg, PA

Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the home and farm of President Dwight D. and Mamie Eisenhower served as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders. The 690 acre site includes four farms, three of which were used by President Eisenhower for his show herd of Black Angus cattle.

A visit to the site begins with a 15 minute orientation tour of the grounds and farm operation. Visitors can then tour the home with its original furnishings, the grounds including the garage which still houses the Eisenhowers' jeep, golf carts, and station wagon, the skeet range and the farm.

A multi-media exhibit including a 10-minute video, celebrates Eisenhower's military career, military leadership in WWII and popular presidency; and the exuberant, trend-setting First Lady Mamie.

Eisenhower National Historical Park

1195 Baltimiore Pike
Suite 100
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Adams County, PA
717-338-9114

TOUR INFO

Ranger guided walks are offered along with a narrated tour of the farm and grounds by cell phone. Children (ages 7-12) can become Junior Secret Service Agents. 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. Call the site or visit the website for shuttle times.

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LOCAL TOURISM REFERENCES

Destination Gettysburg
Inside the Historic Gettysburg Train Station
35 Carlisle Street. Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274 or 800-337-5015
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
www.destinationgettysburg.com