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

March 24

Easter Egg Roll

This free event celebrates when President Dwight Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie Eisenhower revived the Easter Egg Roll tradition at the White House in 1953. Bring your basket and come participate in a tradition that has been long enjoyed by...

April 10

Temporary Exhibit: The Birth of NASA

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the legislation that created the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on July 29, 1958. Spurred by the Soviet Union’s launch in 1957 of the world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, NASA...

Photo Gallery

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