Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum, Abilene
200 SE 4th Street, Abilene, KS 67410 [map this location]
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is one of The 8
Wonders of Kansas because it tells of the remarkable lifetime
achievements of Dwight D. Eisenhower, five-star General and President
of the United
Dwight D. Eisenhower commanded the greatest amphibious military operation in history, the 1944 Allied invasion of Nazi controlled Western Europe. His many military achievements are interpreted superbly in the galleries at the Eisenhower Museum.
Visitors can also tour the nineteenth-century wood-frame house, located on its original site, where the Eisenhower's lived from 1898 until the death of the President's mother Ida in 1946. The Place of Meditation is the final resting place of the President, his wife Mamie, and their first-born son, Doud Dwight.
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