January – December 2019
Eisenhower Society Speaker’s Bureau: PowerPoint programs on Eisenhower and the Eisenhower Society for service clubs, civic organizations, church groups and others in the area that request a program.
75th Anniversary of D-Day Seminar: Co-sponsored with the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College and the Eisenhower National Historic Site. Held at Gettysburg College. Granddaughter Susan Eisenhower speaks on Eisenhower’s leadership, other noted historians to speak, a preview of a new film on Eisenhower, lunch with book signing opportunity and a panel discussion. Optional tour of the Eisenhower National Historic Site immediately following.
On-line registration and a full schedule of speakers and events are available here.
(Note: you will be redirected to the Eisenhower Institute web site in a new tab/window.)
Annual Picnic: Join us for the Eisenhower Society picnic at Eisenhower National Historic Site. Eisenhower Home tours, flag lowering ceremony, putting contest, ranger programs and picnic foods made from Eisenhower’s recipes. Registration for the picnic will be available here in late spring.
Great War Weekend at Eisenhower National Historic Site: A living history encampment representing America’s participation in the Great War, talks by guest speakers and park rangers, and Join the Army activities for children are all available to visitors to the farm. Tour the Eisenhower home and cattle barns as well. Visit us at the Eisenhower Society display at the event. Included in site admission.
World War II Weekend: Over 600 living historians will encamp at the Eisenhower National Historic Site. Demonstrations of military tactics, medicine, communications and more. Tanks, trucks, and jeeps on display. Learn about the home front. Talks by World War II veterans and authors, book signings, and more. Included in site admission. Visit us at the Eisenhower Society display at the event. Saturday evening, a USO style dance with the Gettysburg Big Band will be held at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center. Dance: $10.00 a person (pay at door). Children free.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Society 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner: Join us at the Gettysburg Hotel to commemorate 50 years of the Society’s work, with noted guests, dinner, a signature cocktail and Dr. William Hitchcock, author, The Age of Eisenhower, to speak. Watch for on-line registration information in fall 2019.