Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site

Visitors view the Eisenhower statue. The white, two-story home where Eisenhower was born. US flag and statue of Eisenhower.

609 S. Lamar Ave.
Denison, TX 75021


Driving map to Eisenhower Birthplace.

Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers. The visitors center celebrates Ike with memorabilia and exhibits featuring his many accomplishments as president and war hero.

Upcoming Events

February 16

Celebrate with the Presidents

Although the holiday is named for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, we celebrate our nation’s past presidents – especially Dwight Eisenhower!  Participate in activities and make crafts.  Take your picture at our Presidential Podium.  A...

March 12

Spring Break at the Eisenhower Birthplace: Drop-in Activities

Spring Break Week: March 12-14, 10 AM - 12 PM daily.  Bring your students to the Visitors Center during Spring Break for free activities to explore the world of Dwight Eisenhower and his Birthplace.  Each day features a different activity such as...

April 13

Easter Egg Roll

President Dwight Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie Eisenhower revived the Easter Egg Roll tradition at the White House in 1953.  Enjoy an egg scramble, egg roll races, craft activities, and a visit by the Easter Bunny.  For youth up to age 12. ...

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