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.
Take a walk to explore the hidden world of historic sites, including an outdoor archeological investigation; hands-on museum work; and a special, behind the scenes exploration of the birthplace house. $10 per child, ages 7 through 13. Bring lunch...
Learn about the Outreach Programs and on-site educational opportunities that the Eisenhower Birthplace has available to public school, private school, homeschool, and community college teachers. Free tours of the Birthplace for teachers at 11:30...
In 1960, Dwight D. Eisenhower made the admission of Hawaii as the 50th state of the Union official. Celebrate the inclusion of America’s tropical paradise with Hawaiian-themed crafts. Free!
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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