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Tom Hintgen/FOCUS This state park photo at an information kiosk at Glendalough shows future President Dwight D. Eisenhower at the park's game farm on Sept. 8, 1952 (lower right). He was elected president two months later. At left is gamekeeper Alex Johnson and in back is John Cowles, Sr.

60 years ago, Ike visited Glendalough

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The year 2012 is special in the history of Glendalough State Park. Sixty years ago, in 1952, future president Dwight D. Eisenhower visited the property. It was a historic day when, on Sept. 8 of that year, he toured the Glendalough game farm, staying overnight in the lodge.


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