Second best, he didn't want. - Robert Hartley, herdsman

Second best, he didn't want. - Robert Hartley, herdsman (HM17R4)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.399', W 77° 15.882'

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Eisenhower National Historic Site

— National Park Service —

Cattle housed in the show barn (in front of you) lived in bovine luxury. Designed in 1957 for Eisenhower's Angus show herd, the barn included a heated office and washroom. The washroom gave herdsmen a warm place to groom cattle even during the coldest winter.

During the summer, cattle rested in the barn sheltered from the sun and cooled by breezes through special ventilation doors under each window. The Eisenhower Farms provided only the best for the show herd.
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HM NumberHM17R4
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 5:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306085 N 4406901
Decimal Degrees39.78998333, -77.26470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.399', W 77° 15.882'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 23.94" N, 77° 15' 52.92" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 298 Eisenhower Farm Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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