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. Tour guide shows period kitchenware.

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

June 17

Lost Neighborhood Self-Guided Tours

Take a self-guided tour of the neighborhood that once surrounded the Birthplace House. These houses are gone but their outlines will be drawn on the ground where they once stood. Pick up a tour program in the Visitors Center to find out what...

June 19

Technology Tuesdays!

Come build a satellite with us on Technology Tuesdays!  We are celebrating the 60th anniversary of NASA, created by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  (The satellite you build you may take home with you!).  For ages 8-10.  Supplies and snacks...

June 20

Wednesday Worker Bees

Come explore life in 1890 at the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site!  We will dig and plant in our garden and cool down by washing clothes in our wringer washer, just like families did in 1890.  Let's learn what home life was like the year...

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