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 Denison Chapter of the Gold Star Mothers managed and gave tours of the Eisenhower Birthplace in the early 1950s. They even hosted presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower for a visit in June 1952. View a special exhibit about these remarkable...
President Dwight Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie Eisenhower revived the Easter Egg Roll tradition at the White House in 1953. Enjoy an egg scramble, egg roll races, and craft activities. For ages 12 and under.
Come celebrate the 70th birthday of the Eisenhower Birthplace! The Birthplace museum opened on April 20, 1946, when General Eisenhower returned to the house he was born in. Enjoy free thematic tours of the Birthplace house featuring the...