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Eisenhower Farm One, Emmitsburg Road (U.S. 15), Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg, Adams County, PA

Eisenhower Farm One, Emmitsburg Road (U.S. 15), Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg, Adams County, PA

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Summary

Significance: President Eisenhower first visited Gettysburg as a West Point cadet. One of his first commands during WWI was at Camp Colt, a tank training facility south of the present National Historic Site. In 1950, while President of Columbia University, the Eisenhowers inspected present-day Farm One which comprised a 7-room brick house, the bank barn, several outbuildings, a dairy herd and several 100 chickens on 189 acres. The farm was purchased in 1951 from Allen Redding...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-283
Survey number: HABS PA-5372
Building/structure dates: 1952-1953
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 67000017

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Eisenhower, Dwight D
Eisenhower, Mamie
Redding, Allen
Smith, Roland P, project manager
Balachowski, Joseph D, delineator
Anderson, J Scott, delineator
Marr, Alfredo O, delineator
Muir, Reinhardt F, delineator
Ovitt, Glenn E, delineator
Rice, Robert E, delineator
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Location

adams county39.83093, -77.23110
Google Map of 39.8309293, -77.2310955
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