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

August 21

Welcome to the Union, Hawaii!

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!

October 11

Denison 7th Grade History Day Tours

The Eisenhower Birthplace welcomes the entire 7th Grade from Denison’s Scott Middle School as part of the annual city-wide Denison History Day event.  Please be aware of this extra activity as you plan your visit to the Eisenhower Birthplace.

October 12

Eisenhower Birthday Celebration

It's General Eisenhower's 129th Birthday!  Celebrate Dwight Eisenhower’s birth in Denison, Texas, with performances, military vehicles, activities, and free Birthplace House tours.

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