Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace – Boone, Iowa
In Boone, Iowa, a small frame house with a restored summer kitchen contains furniture, photographs, and memorabilia concerning the early life of the wife of the twenty-fifth president of the United States.
There is Doud family furniture, including the bed in which Mamie was born. The lower-level museum and library feature early items and memorabilia of Mamie’s life after she married Dwight David Eisenhower. On the grounds visitors can also see a 1949 Chrysler Windsor and a 1962 Plymouth Valiant—cars that played important parts in their “story.”
Admission – $4.00 for adults, $1.00 for children 6-17
Directions – 709 Carroll St., Boone, Iowa 50036-2847
Proceed north from Hwy. 30 on Story St. to 8th St.
Proceed west four blocks to Carroll St., then 1/2 block south.
Hours – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., daily, June – October; 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., April – May (rest of the year – by appointment)
Credit Cards – None
Phone – (515) 432-1896