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 Denison Mayor Janet Gott and historian Kearby Lyde for this ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest water-borne invasion in world history -- headed by Supreme Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower. Free.
Share in a discussion on the oft-fraught relationship between President Dwight Eisenhower and former First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, with Dr. Felix Harcourt, author, Assistant Professor of History at Austin College, and editor of the Eleanor...
Play and make crafts to celebrate the American Independence the old-fashioned way. Enjoy making new friends with a visit from the ice cream vendor, and play games like corn hole, hula hoops, hopscotch, jump ropes, sidewalk chalk, marbles, and...
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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