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MAR 30

75th Anniversary of D-Day Symposium

The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Society will host a one-day symposium in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

This event is open to the public and the Gettysburg College community. All attendees must register in advance by March 15, 2019. There is a $25 registration fee for members of the public. Students and employees of Gettysburg College may register for free.

Check-in will begin at 8:30 am in College Union Building 260. The morning will feature remarks from Eisenhower Institute Chairman Emeritus Susan Eisenhower, a segment from Dr. George Colburn’s new documentary and a talk on D-Day logistics from Dr. Craig Symonds.

After lunch, Dr. John C. McManus will discuss the D-Day experience of American soldiers at Omaha Beach. The day’s programming will conclude with a discussion panel featuring all of the guest speakers. Following the panel, guests will have the option to visit to the Eisenhower Farm (tickets must be purchased in advance when registering). The Eisenhower Farm visit is an additional $7.

For more information and to register, please visit the event page on our website. Contact ei@gettysburg.edu or call 717-337-6685 with any questions about this event.

The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College is grounded in President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s legacy of leadership, and promotes nonpartisan discourse and critical analysis of issues of long-term importance through competitive fellowships, access to renowned experts and symposia.

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