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 Day 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 500 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.
Eisenhower Birthday Commemoration: Annual Dwight D. Eisenhower Society commemoration and wreath laying at 11:15 a.m. at the Eisenhower Statue, 300 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg College. A buffet luncheon will follow the wreath laying at the Dobbin House Restaurant, 89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg.