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Dwight David Eisenhower by Peter FeltonSecond Level

Dwight David Eisenhower by Peter "Fritz" Felten, second floor rotunda, southeast corner

Dwight Eisenhower (1890-1969) from Abilene was leader of the Allied forces during World War II, a five-star general, and later was elected the 34th president of the United States.

"The proudest thing I can claim is that I am from Abilene..."

—Dwight D. Eisenhower, Abilene, June 22, 1945



This time capsule is located below the Eisenhower statue.

The Kansas Eisenhower Centennial

1890 - 1990

Time capsule herein contains materials relating to Kansas Celebration of the Observance of Dwight D. Eisenhower's 200th birthday to remain sealed until October 14, 2090.

Margie Braden, chairperson, Kansas Eisenhower Centennial Commission

Mike Hayden, governor

Southeast time capsule