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Cumberland Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dwight D. Eisenhower Farmstead

 
 
Dwight D. Eisenhower Farmstead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, November 1, 2010
1. Dwight D. Eisenhower Farmstead Marker
Inscription.  Dwight D. Eisenhower Farmstead has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 - This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States - U.S. Department of the Interior - National Park Service - 1966
 
Erected 1966 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureLandmarksSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 39° 47.982′ N, 77° 15.673′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Marker is on Millerstown Road, 0.3 miles west of West Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling west. 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. Lieut. General James Longstreet (approx. ¼ mile
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away); The Bedford Virginia Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); Freedom Threatened (approx. ¼ mile away); McLaws's Division (approx. ¼ mile away); First Army Corps (approx. ¼ mile away); Parker's Battery - Alexander's Battalion (approx. ¼ mile away); Alexander's Battalion (approx. ¼ mile away); The Ashland Virginia Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Eisenhower National Historic Site. (Submitted on November 1, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.)
 
Dwight D. Eisenhower Farmstead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, November 1, 2010
2. Dwight D. Eisenhower Farmstead Marker
The marker along with the boulder it is attached to, located just off to the right of the entrance gate
Eisenhower Farm Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, November 1, 2010
3. Eisenhower Farm Entrance
This is the Millerstown Road entrance to the Eisenhower National Historic Site, which is restricted for use only by official tour buses and authorized personnel.
Eisenhower Farmstead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Eisenhower Farmstead
Eisenhower Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
5. Eisenhower Home
View from the Farmstead Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, November 1, 2010
6. View from the Farmstead Entrance
This is the view from the entrance to the Eisenhower farm, looking toward the North-northeast.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on April 14, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   6. submitted on November 1, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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