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
903-465-8908
eisenhower-birthplace@thc.texas.gov

 

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 15

Celebrate with the Presidents

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...

February 18

Talk: Eisenhower & Civil Rights

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!

March 12

Spring Break at the Birthplace

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.

 

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