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Elizabethville in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eisenhower Ancestral Home

 
 
Eisenhower Ancestral Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 20, 2008
1. Eisenhower Ancestral Home Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1854
by Jacob F. Eisenhower
Grandfather of
Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th President of the United States of America
From this farm the family migrated to
Kansas in the summer of 1878.

 
Erected 1955 by Elizabethville Rotary Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 40° 32.822′ N, 76° 49.569′ W. Marker is in Elizabethville, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 209), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabethville PA 17023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elizabethville Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Romberger-Stover House (approx. 3.9 miles away); GAR Building (approx. 6.8 miles away); World War II Memorial
Eisenhower Ancestral Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 20, 2008
2. Eisenhower Ancestral Home Marker
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(approx. 7.1 miles away); Daniel Miller Memorial Fountain (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Music Pavilion / Gazebo (approx. 7.1 miles away); Fort Halifax (approx. 7.1 miles away); Millersburg Hotel (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Dedication Plaque on the Side of the Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 20, 2008
3. Dedication Plaque on the Side of the Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,301 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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