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.
The Texas Historical Commission (THC) will offer FREE admission to all 20 THC state historic sites on Sunday, May 1st, including Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site.
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...
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.
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