World War II Weekend at Eisenhower National Historic Site

Friday, September 16 to Sunday, September 18

World War II Weekend at Eisenhower National Historic Site (NHS) starts tonight with a very special guest presentation.


Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, will discuss her grandfather’s wartime leadership at the Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) Museum and Visitor Center.

NOTE: Free tickets for this event have been distributed. However, we will live stream this event, beginning at 7 pm tonight, via the Gettysburg NMP YouTube channel

Special Ranger-led programs in the Gettysburg National Cemetery that focus on WWII burials also begin this evening at 5 pm.

On-site programs and events at Eisenhower NHS will take place from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, September 17 and from 9 am to 3 pm on Sunday, September 18.

The full schedule can be found on the Eisenhower NHS website.

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