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Eisenhower Society Commemoration October 13

October 13 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Dwight D. Eisenhower Society on Saturday, October 13, 2018 for the Society’s 49 th
commemoration of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s birth. At 11:15 a.m. all are welcome to gather outside the
Eisenhower House, President Eisenhower’s retirement office at Gettysburg College, for a short program,
scholarship presentations, re-dedication of the Eisenhower statue and a wreath laying. Everyone is
welcome at the commemoration free of charge.

Following the wreath laying, join the Eisenhower Society for a buffet luncheon at the Historic Dobbin
House, 89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg. The buffet menu includes Chicken Coq Au Vin, Baked Ham
with Pineapple Raisin Sauce, and Penne Pasta and Tomato Sauce. Vegetables include Rice Pilaf, Oven
Roasted Potatoes, Buttered Dilled Carrots, and Green Beans Almondine. A 25-item salad bar, fresh
baked breads, and desserts including Fudge Brownies, Blueberry Trifle, Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce
and Colonial Pudding Cake will also be available.

Our luncheon speaker this year is Dr. Edward G. Lengel, distinguished historian and editor of the George
Washington Papers. Billed as a historian, author and storyteller, Dr. Lengel is a regular on C-Span 3,
American History Television. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia and was Chief
Historian for the White House Historical Association. His most recent book In No Finer Company was
published in September. Dr. Lengel will present a program on the life of the Eisenhowers at the White
House. For more information on Dr. Lengel visit www.edwardlengel.com.

Tickets are $30 per person and $165 for a table of six. Please reserve early as this event will surely sell
out! To register on line, visit the website: dwightdeisenhowersociety.org. There are options for online
registration with credit card payment or instructions for registration with payment by personal check. The
last day for registration is noon on Tuesday, October 9. For additional information or questions, please
contact Executive Director Carol Hegeman at 717-398-2349.



October 13
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Eisenhower Farm
243 Eisenhower Farm Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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