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World War I Weekend at Eisenhower National Historic Site

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Eisenhower National Historic Site
250 Eisenhower Farm Road
Gettysburg, PA

How did Gettysburg and the Great War shape a future five-star general and president? Explore answers to this question and more at Eisenhower National Historic Site’s World War I Weekend on May 4 & 5. The National Park Service will host interactive living history displays with exhibits and programs exploring the American Experience in World War I. A full schedule of programming for that weekend can be seen below.

On May 4 and 5, Eisenhower NHS is partnering with the East Coast Doughboys, U.S. Marine Corps Historical Company, U.S. Naval Heritage and Command Center, and the “Pall Mall Doughboys” from Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park (TN) for free exhibits and living history displays. Living historians and park staff will also provide free programming throughout the weekend. On Saturday May 4, staff from the National Medal of Honor Museum will be on-site to discuss Medal of Honor recipients from World War I.

In addition to these displays, the Eisenhower home will have an open house. Visitors will be admitted to the home for self-guided tours on a rolling basis between 10 am and 3 pm on both days. Admission to Eisenhower NHS is free.

Visitors may drive directly to the site. Please use 250 Eisenhower Farm Rd for GPS or visit here for directions. Visitors should enter the site from Emmitsburg Rd. Please follow signs for on-site parking.

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