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Park Service releases 2018 calendar of Gettysburg and Ike events

Catherine Lawhorn of the National Park Service has released the 2018 schedule of events for the Gettysburg National Military Park and the nearby Eisenhower National Historic Site. All events, unless otherwise designated in the calendar, are free and open to … Continue reading

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Gettysburg National Military Park / Eisenhower 2015 Calendar of Events

Katie Lawhon of the National Park Service has announced the most current calendar of events at Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site for the remainder of 2015. All events are free and open to the public … Continue reading

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Eisenhower National Historic Site: Part 4

In this final installment of our series on the Eisenhower National Historic Site, we will look at Farm #2 and the exterior grounds of Ike’s home. This scenic vista from Farm #2 looks west toward the distant South Mountain range. … Continue reading

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Eisenhower National Historic Site: Part 3

We continue our tour of the home of Dwight David Eisenhower and his wife Mamie in the third installment of this Cannonball blog series. Above is the bedroom of Ike’s valet and his wife, who cared for the general’s needs … Continue reading

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Eisenhower National Historic Site: Part 2

In Part 1 of this brief series of photographs of the Eisenhower National Historical Site, we looked a little at the western facing grounds of the estate and the downstairs entry way, living room, and dining area of the home. … Continue reading

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Eisenhower National Historic Site: Part 1

I recently (for only the 2nd or 3rd time) visited the Eisenhower National Historic Site near the Gettysburg National Military Park in south-central Pennsylvania. My two sons and my two oldest grandsons accompanied me. Tickets are available at the battlefield … Continue reading

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