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

June 23

Lead Like Ike

Through primary sources, participants will learn about the leadership qualities exemplified by Ike, while also gaining and understanding of how these qualities can be utilized in everyday life.  For ages 10 and over.  Fee is $2 per participant. ...

June 29

Old Fashioned Toys and Games

How did children of the 1800s play? Find out this summer during this program. Explore and experience several games including Croquet, Graces, and Thaumatropes.  For ages 9-13.  Fee is $5 per participant.  Registration is required to participate...

July 1

Outdoor Explorer

Discover the different gardens located on the site and how they connect visitors to the past, and all participants will get to plant seeds to take home.  For ages 8-11.  Fee: $8/child. Registration is required to participate.  For more...

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