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.
Join the Eisenhower Birthplace Staff from 10 am to 2 pm for presidential crafts, games, and trivia. This year, there will be a special focus on sharing recipes that the Eisenhowers enjoyed eating. The event is available with paid admission to...
Join the Eisenhower Birthplace staff at the Denison Public Library (300 W. Gandy) at 6 pm to engage in a conversation about what Eisenhower did and didn’t do to further Civil Rights during his presidency. Free!
Join us for craft activities and community outreach from 11 m to 1 pm inside the Visitors Center. Free!
Children must be accompanied by adults.
From the Blog
By Andy Rhodes, Managing Editor, The Medallion
There isn’t much material evidence of World War I in Texas. There are former training airfields, museums with weaponry exhibits, and parks containing honorary memorials, but travelers need to dig a little deeper to find a truly meaningful experience. In fact, the Great War’s Lone Star legacy is most poignant in the real stories...
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