Follow in the Footsteps

Follow in the Footsteps (HMP49)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 47.587', W 77° 15.828'

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Eisenhower National Historic Park

When my father was president, he developed the habit of bringing visiting world leaders to the farm. Such informality, he reasoned, would make them feel at home.
John Eisenhower

Walk in the footsteps of presidents, prime ministers and kings as you follow the path through the heart of the Eisenhower farm. Eisenhower originally bought the farm as his retirement home, but during his two terms as President he used it as a retreat from Washington's pressures and as a temporary White House. Believing that the relaxed farm atmosphere encouraged free discussion, the President treated every visiting world leader to a tour of the farm.

Trail Information
The path before you follows an old road that connected the Eisenhower farm with Farm 2. The trail continues along a gravel road through Farm 2.

Distance ? ? ? Approximately 0.5 mile round-trip
Slope ? ? ? ? ? Gradual incline
Surface ? ? ? Wood chip and gravel
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HM NumberHMP49
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306171 N 4407247
Decimal Degrees39.79311667, -77.26380000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.587', W 77° 15.828'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 35.22" N, 77° 15' 49.68" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 245-299 Eisenhower Farm Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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