Season 2, Episode 34-Dwight Eisenhower and Gettysburg

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Heading to the Lone Star State and the bigger-than-life Lyndon Johnson and LBJ Ranch! Learn about our 36th President and his political rise; his vice presidency and Presidency; his wife, Lady Bird, and daughters; and his homes! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2023/01/23/season-2-episode-36-lyndon-johnson-and-the-johnson-ranch/Season 1's Lyndon Johnson Episode: "Lyndon Johnson and Stonewall"Support the show
  1. S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch
  2. S2 E35 John F Kennedy and Hyannis Port
  3. S2 E34 Dwight Eisenhower and Gettysburg
  4. BONUS! Christmas With the Presidents!
  5. S2 E33 Harry S Truman and Independence

Dwight Eisenhower moved around throughout his career, living in had 28 different homes in his life, before finally settling in a home for he and his wife, Mamie. We will explore his military career and turn to politics; his elections and Presidency; his wife and son; and his homes!

Be sure to check out Dwight Eisenhower’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Dwight Eisenhower and Denison”!

Eisenhower National Historic Site from the National Park Service.

Eisenhower at Gettysburg from National Park Service.

Eisenhower National Historic Site from NPS.gov.

Eisenhower Home Virtual Tour from Google Arts and Culture.

List of Dwight Eisenhower Residences from Eisenhower Library.

Dwight Eisenhower and Lowry House from The Lowry Foundation.

Eisenhower (Newport, Rhode Island) Home at Fort Adams State Park.

Eisenhower at Camp David from Eisenhower Library.

From My July 2021 Visit!

From My Visit to Newport!

The Eisenhowers at their home in Gettysburg.
Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, with grandson David, on their sun porch in Gettysburg.
3D of the home from National Park Service.
Eisenhower’s farm by Dwight Eisenhower!
The Eisenhower Gettysburg home!
Ike at his Newport home.
Camp David Lodge and swimming pool in the winter in the 1970s.

Dwight Eisenhower Home: 250 Eisenhower Farm Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Recommended Reading for Dwight Eisenhower

William Hitchcock, The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s.
Jean Edward Smith, Eisenhower, In War and Peace.
Paul Johnson, Eisenhower: A Life.
Stephen Ambrose, Eisenhower, Soldier and President.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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