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. Tour guide shows period kitchenware.

609 S. Lamar Ave.
Denison, TX 75021
903-465-8908
eisenhower-birthplace@thc.state.tx.us

 

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 18

Eisenhower Birthplace: "Lost Neighborhood" Self-Guided Tours

Take a self-guided tour of the neighborhood that once surrounded the Birthplace House. These houses are gone but their outlines will be drawn on the ground where they once stood. Pick up a tour program in the Visitors Center to find out what...

October 8

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.

 

October 8

Eisenhower Birthplace: Birthday Celebration

Celebrate Dwight Eisenhower’s birth in Denison, Texas, with activities, displays, entertainment, and free Birthplace House tours.

Photo Gallery

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