Linda Atiyeh, Michael J. Birkner, and Carol A. Hegeman

Posted by Linda Atiyeh - May 1, 2017

Gallery 30 will feature local authors Michael J. Birkner and Carol A. Hegeman signing their new book, Images of America: Eisenhower’s Gettysburg Farm for First Friday on May 5th.

Elegantly told through historical photos and research drawn from the archives of the Eisenhower National Historic Site,  Images of America: Eisenhower’s Gettysburg Farm, shares the story of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower's years in Gettysburg. Beginning with their purchase of the Allen Redding farm in 1950 during Eisenhower's presidency and continuing through their retirement in Gettysburg, Images of America: Eisenhower’s Gettysburg Farm will delight the Gettysburg history buff in all of us.  

About the Authors
Michael J. Birkner is Professor of History at Gettysburg College and the author or editor of thirteen books, among them a young adult biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower, and many articles on political history and other themes.
Carol A. Hegeman retired as the Supervisory Historian at the Eisenhower National Historic Site. During her career with the National Park Service, she oversaw visitor services and developed interpretive and educational programs on Eisenhower’s life and work.  She is the editor of the book, Eisenhower National Historic Site Museum Collections.
Meet local authors Carol Hegeman and Michael Birkner, and enjoy a wine and cheese reception at Gallery 30 on Friday, May 5 from 5:30-8:30. For more information visit or call 717-334-0335.

Linda Atyeh: About the Author

The owner of Gallery 30 since 2007, Linda Atiyeh personally curates Gallery 30’s collection of American fine art and artisan crafts. Linda's inspired vision has empowered Gallery 30 to flourish, while remaining true to the beliefs central to its incredible longevity and success. Over the years, Linda has redefined Gallery 30's artisan craft collection to place a greater emphasis on Pennsylvania and Gettysburg related products, and she has personally selected Gallery 30's exquisite handcrafted jewelry collection - drawn from around the world. Under Linda Atiyeh's direction, Gallery 30 expanded from its original 3,000 square feet location to its new home, a 9,100-square-foot lovingly restored historic property at 26 York Street.

A native Pennsylvanian, Linda Atiyeh takes great pride in her community and is committed to giving back to the region. Linda is on the board of directors of the Adams County Arts Council and the Historic Gettysburg Adams County Preservation Society. She is also a member of Main Street Gettysburg, Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association, the Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.