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Exhibits

  1. Chisholm Trail 150th: The Cowtown that Raised a President

    April 1, 2017 - May 13, 2018 @ Museum Temporary Gallery

    Celebrate the Chisholm Trail Sesquicentennial as part of the tri-state celebration with Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. See rare artifacts and historic photographs. Learn about the “square meal,” “real McCoy,” origins of the cowboy boot, and “the wickedest town in the West.” Discover stories behind the legends of T.C. McInerney, Bear River Smith, and Wild Bill Hickok among others. Find out why Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western and the Cowtown that raised a President!

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Public Programs

  1. Mother's Day Tea - America's First Ladies program with author Andrew Och

    May 12, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Library Courtyard

    Andy Och is an award winning television and multi-media producer. For the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image”, Och spent over a year traveling America, learning about every First Lady of the United States before, during and after their time in the White House. Och, a real "First Ladies Man," is responsible for one of the most complete and vast collections of material and information about First Ladies ever assembled. Bringing education and entertainment together, he offers a fresh look and a new passion to an often overlooked subject in American History. Andrew Och has published two books from his research, "Unusual For Their Time: On the Road with America's First Ladies," Volumes One and Two. Both books are for sale in the Eisenhower Presidential Library gift shop or online at www.ILikeIkeStore.com. Reservations are required before May 7. Purchase tickets for $15 each via the link at right or mail a check to the Eisenhower Foundation, PO Box 295, Abilene, KS 67410.

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