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Museum Rededication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum

200 SE 4th Street, Abilene, Kansas 67410
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, October 12, as we dedicate the all-new exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas. The ceremony is part of the weekend activities in honor of Dwight Eisenhower's birthday. Dwight and Mamie's granddaughter, Mary Jean Eisenhower, will deliver the keynote address. This is your opportunity to meet Ike and Mamie again...for the first time!

Full Birthday Weekend Schedule:

October 11

4:30 p.m - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Vigil Begins
(Kansas VFW Chapters stand guard at Dwight Eisenhower’s burial site)

October 12 

7:30 a.m. – VFW Vigil ends

9:30 a.m. – Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony
(conducted by Ft. Riley on behalf of the President of the United States)

9:45a.m. – American Legion Pilgrimage
(Kansas American Legion Posts travel to honor President Eisenhower’s birthday)

11:00 a.m. – Museum Rededication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
(Keynote Address presented by Mary Jean Eisenhower)

1:00 p.m. – Vintage Base Ball Game
(Dwight Eisenhower’s favorite sport)

5:30 p.m. – Eisenhower Foundation Legacy Gala
(Sold out ticketed event)



All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.