75th Anniversary of D-Day Symposium

Advance registration for this event is now closed and tickets have sold out. Please email ei@gettysburg.edu or call 717-337-6685 if you would like to reserve a spot on the wait list.

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“The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower, June 6, 1944

On March 30, 2019, the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Society will host a one-day symposium to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy.

The event will feature remarks and lectures from distinguished experts on General Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Second World War. Speakers include Susan Eisenhower, Dr. George Colburn, Dr. Craig Symonds, and Dr. John C. McManus. After the final panel, attendees will be able to take part in an optional visit to the Eisenhower Farm in Gettysburg. Please see the schedule for more details.

Registration is $25.00 for members of the public and free for all current Gettysburg College students, staff, and faculty. A continental breakfast and buffet lunch are included with registration. The optional visit to the Eisenhower Farm will be available for an additional $7.00 (SOLD OUT). The deadline for registration is Friday, March 15. 

The lectures and panel discussion will be held in Mara Auditorium in Masters Hall at Gettysburg College. Directions and parking information will be available closer to the date.

Please email ei@gettysburg.edu or call 717-337-6685 with any questions about this event.

Event schedule

Registration Closed


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Our thanks to additional sponsors:
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Gettysburg Tours, Incorporated