Dwight D. Eisenhower Society
50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Join us on Friday, December 6, 2019 at the Gettysburg Hotel for the Society’s 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

We will remember the Eisenhower Society’s 50 years of commemorating and educating others about Dwight Eisenhower’s legacy.  We have invited the Eisenhower grandchildren.  We have also invited descendants of the Eisenhower Society Founders and Charter Members to be recognized.  Enjoy a delicious dinner along with an Ike or a Mamie cocktail. Cocktail attire is appropriate.

Guest Speaker

Our guest speaker for the evening is Dr. William I. Hitchcock, author of The Age of Eisenhower Hitchcock is the William W. Corcoran Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He has written and edited numerous books on the international, diplomatic and military history of the 20th Century, especially the era of the world wars and the cold war. He received his B.A. degree from Kenyon College in 1986, and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1994.

He has been a Fulbright scholar, a fellow of the Nobel Institute in Oslo, and the holder of the Henry Kissinger Chair at the Library of Congress.  His 2008 book, The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and a winner of the George Louis Beer Prize from the American Historical Association.

His most recent book, The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s, was a New York Times bestseller.

Gala Menu

  • First Course — Gorgonzola Salad with Spinach, Romaine, Radicchio, Spicy Candied Pecans, Dried Cranberries & Poppy Seed Dressing
  • Second Course –- Choice of:
    • Combination Plate of Filet Mignon & Horseradish Crusted Salmon, OR
    • Seared Breast of Chicken with Prosciutto & Gruyere
  • Dinners include: Regular & Decaf Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea, Water, Assorted Breads & Butter, Chef’s Selection of Starch, Vegetable & Dessert

Gala Schedule

    5:30 p.m. Book Signing and Cocktails

    Enjoy an Ike or Mamie Cocktail, a 1950s Cocktail, wine or soft drink. You can you purchase The Age of Eisenhower and get it signed by our guest speaker.  

    6:30 p.m. Welcome and Invocation

    6:45 Dinner and Introduction of Honored Guests

    8 p.m. Guest Speaker

    William I. Hitchcock, Ph.D., Author: The Age of Eisenhower

We hope to see you there!

Step 1 of 2:
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Our Phone Number:
717-398-2349

Executive Director:
Carol Hegeman

Our Email Address:
info@dwightdeisenhowersociety.org

Our Mailing Address:
Dwight D. Eisenhower Society
P.O. Box 4772
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Our Office Location:
789 Baltimore Street, Suite 100
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325

Offline Gala Registration & Payment Form

50th Anniversary Gala Dinner Registration Form (PDF) for “Postal Mail” or “In Person” (paper) registration.

Registration Deadline:
Friday, November 22nd at noon for final meal count for Gettysburg Hotel.

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Ike and Mamie Eisenhower at Formal Dinner

Ike and Mamie Eisenhower

Mamie and Ike Eisenhower Enjoy a Night Out

Mamie and Ike Enjoy a Night Out

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