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U.S. Time Periods » 1945-Present: Contemporary America

Eisenhower Home Virtual Tour

walks students through the house that was the only place President Eisenhower and his wife ever called home. In 1950, the Eisenhowers, looking forward to retirement, purchased the Allen Redding farm adjoining Gettysburg National Military Park. During his Presidency, President and Mrs. Eisenhower used the farm as a weekend retreat, a refuge in time of illness, and a comfortable meeting place for world leaders. (National Park Service)

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Now here's a room that's a lot plainer looking. This is the porch and it was the Eisenhowers' favorite room.

The porch

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