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  • Mamie Eisenhower still reigns as 1950s First Lady of style
    Throw-back Thursday: Mamie Eisenhower still reigns as 1950s First Lady of style
    Thirty-five years after her death, First Lady Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower is still a flashpoint for ’50s fashion, from her pixie bangs to the hems of her form-fitting gowns.The First Lady’s dresses, jewelry, hats and White House china...
  • Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas, honors 125th birthday of 34th President
    Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas, honors Ike's 125th birthday
    The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene, Ks., has organized a calendar of events to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Ike’s birth in 1890.Dwight David Eisenhower was born in Denison, Tex. and the family...
  • Dwight and Mamie in Gettysburg
    Ike and Mamie in Gettysburg
    On Wednesday, June 10, Battlefield Bed & Breakfast will host a special two-day seminar event focusing on Dwight D. Eisenhower and his various ongoing connections to the town of Gettysburg throughout his life and legacy. From the World War I...
  • Presidents’ Day and Lincoln at Gettysburg
    Presidents’ Day and Lincoln at Gettysburg
    You can’t think of a historical place in America without also thinking of the great former presidents who have served this nation. In addition to Abraham Lincoln, many other presidents have had significant ties to the borough of Gettysburg,...
  • Nativity Dioramas
    Nativity displays—a sight to see!
    Many people find themselves in awe as they look around at the transformed, snowy landscapes, beautifully adorned homes and buildings, illuminating lights, and other visual signs of the season. Christmas is a time when your visual senses take over,...
  • An Eisenhower Christmas
    Christmas at the Eisenhower National Historic Site
    The classic Christmas splendor of Gettysburg does not exclusively entail the spirit of the Civil War era. President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his family brought their own, more modern classical appeal to the town of Gettysburg when they made their...
  • World War II re-enactment
    Denison to celebrate Eisenhower birthday
    Denison has planned numerous events to celebrate the 124th birthday of the Supreme Commander of Allied forces in Europe in World War II and our 34th President of the United States on October 10 and 11, 2014. Events will be held at the Eisenhower...
  • Plan calls for replacing the troubled Eisenhower Memorial Commission
    Plan calls for replacing the troubled Eisenhower Memorial Commission
    The troubled Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission would get replaced under legislation just introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) introduced the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission Reform Act (H.R. 5203...
  • D-Day Commemoration
    It’s All About Eisenhower
    Today is “D” day that marks the beginning of a numerous Eisenhower-themed events and occurrences to take place at the Eisenhower National Historic Site. Some events will even be ongoing all summer long starting this week and lasting...
  • D-Day 70 years ago June 6, 1944 helped save world freedom
    D-Day 70 years ago June 6, 1944 helped save world freedom
    D-Day,70 years ago June 6, marked the beginning of the end of World War Two in Europe, and helped save world freedom."These men waged war so that we might know peace," President Obama said June 6 in a tribute at the Normandy American...
  • The most important battle of the most important war
    The most important battle of the most important war
    Today is the seventieth anniversary of the Battle of D-Day. On June 6, 1944, the Allied Forces began the liberation of Europe from the Axis Powers. There were other epic battles during more than six years of Nazi occupation of Western Europe, but...
  • D-Day 70th anniversary honored at Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery June 7-8
    D-Day 70th anniversary at Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery June 7-8
    The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery honors the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy that marked the beginning of the end of World War Two, on June 7 and 8, with various programs including a film introduced by...
  • Helen Kogel Denton
    Helen Kogel Denton was appointed keeper of the world’s biggest secret
    Whoever said all women are gossips and cannot be trusted to keep a secret never met Helen Denton. This remarkable woman kept quiet about an event which would turn the tide in favor of the Allies in the European Theater during World War II.Helen...
  • William Egan
    William Egan is Alaska’s only governor to be born in the state
    A native of Valdez, Alaska, William (Billy/Bill) Allen Egan was one of six children born to William and Cora Egan. Prior to moving to Alaska, Papa Egan had worked in the copper mines of Montana. Moving to Juneau to mine for gold, Papa Egan settled...
  • Eisenhower Tree
    Eisenhower Tree: Ice storm destroys iconic 'Ike Tree' at Augusta National
    The Eisenhower Tree is no more. The iconic tree, estimated to be 100 to 125 years old, had to be removed over the weekend due to severe damage suffered in the recent ice storm that hit the South.The tree is one of the most famous landmarks at...
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