Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Office of a President
Dwight D. Eisenhower
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
retired to his Gettysburg farm and
became a Gettysburg College trustee.
He wrote his memoirs in an office
in the house that stands before you.
Gettysburg College founded 1832
Delwin K. Gustafson
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
from 1967 - 1998
family, friends, and colleagues
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education • Settlements & 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 1961.
Location. 39° 50.113′ N, 77° 13.885′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of West Stevens Street and Carlisle Street (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling west on West Stevens Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dwight D. Eisenhower (a few steps from this marker); Stevens Hall President Abraham Lincoln Signing the Emancipation Proclamation (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain James A. Thompson '40 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Gettysburg College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eddie Plank (1875-1926) (about 400 feet away); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 600 feet away); Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.