News and Plans

On Saturday, March 30th, commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day at our Symposium.

Hear Susan Eisenhower’s thoughts on her grandfather’s leadership, learn from scholars about the landing as the infantry experienced it and the logistical problems of providing supplies and equipment to the troops. See an excerpt of the new documentary, Ike: The Making of an American Hero. Engage with our speakers during the panel discussion. End your day with a tour of the Eisenhower home and farm.

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(Note: You will be re-directed to the Eisenhower Institute website to register.)

Saturday, October 13, 2018 the Society commemorated the anniversary of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s birth.

See Photographs HERE

Annual Picnic: July 21, 2018

We would like to thank our 150 picnic participants for making our 2018 picnic a success despite the rainy weather.  The West Point Alumni Glee Club performed under the tent as the rains came down and their performance was appreciated by all. Our thanks to the Ragged Edge Coffee House for the delicious food.

We would like to thank the following sponsors for supporting our picnic.

  • David and Cynthia Salisbury: Putting Contest and Picnic Sponsor.
  • Benjamin and Sally Garrett: Sponsor of the West Point Alumni Glee Club performance in honor of Lt. Gen. Harry “Ed” Soyster.
  • Duane and Linda Williams:  For the Wine!

We also want to recognize our Prize Sponsors:

  • Priscilla Roberts for two American flags.
  • Carol Hegeman for a copy of her and Michael Birkner’ book, Eisenhower’s Gettysburg Farm.
  • Furs by Susan for a gift certificate.
  • Gettysburg Eddie’s for two gift certificates.
  • Dairy Queen of Gettysburg for gift certificates.
  • Event Network for coffee mugs.

We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!

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