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


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

July 30

Tuesday Trekkers

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...

August 9

Teacher Visitation Day

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...

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!

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