Free Presidents Day Tours at the Eisenhower National Historic Site
The author takes readers on a tour of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, describing its role in the Civil War and each day of the battle in 1863, the townAEs history and features today, Gettysburg National Military Park, the Gettysburg Address, the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, the Eisenhower National Historic Site
, places and people in the town, and reenactors and reenactments, ending with an interview with the new Superintendent of the Gettysburg National Military Park, Ed Clark.
As Ed Clark, Superintendent of the Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site
, states "In continuing with the long tradition of Arts in the National Parks, it is my distinct pleasure to announce the formation of an Artist-in-Residence program here at Gettysburg National Military Park in partnership with the National Parks Arts Foundation and the Gettysburg Foundation.
Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower donated their residence to the federal government, and after the site was opened to the public as the Eisenhower National Historic Site
in June 1980.
The 11th annual Eisenhower Academy, a summer institute for teachers, will be held July 6-11, 2008 at Gettysburg College and Eisenhower National Historic Site
in Gettysburg, PA.
Political aspects of the Cold War also come into play at a range of sites and landmarks, including the Eisenhower National Historic Site
at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where Ike conferred with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, and Westminster College Gymnasium, a national historic landmark, where Winston Churchill made his famous iron curtain speech.
Eisenhower National Historic Site
will be closed during the shutdown.