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

June 1

D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration

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.

June 13

“Ike and Eleanor” Presentation

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...

July 4

Creative Fourth of July

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...

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