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President and Mrs. Eisenhower at Camp David

This photograph of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie Doud Eisenhower was taken in July 1954 at Camp David in Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont, Maryland. Camp David was a presidential retreat known as Shangri-La when it was established during the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. President Eisenhower renamed the retreat Camp David after his grandson, David Eisenhower. In this photograph, President and Mrs. Eisenhower can be seen playing Scrabble at the presidential retreat.
Date of Work
July 1954
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum/NARA