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Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park

609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021
903-465-8908
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Denison
Type: State Parks, Historic Sites
Activities: Camping, Fishing
Description: The birthplace of the nation's 34th President, Dwight Eisenhower.
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Burleson, Tx
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191 reviews 191 reviews
113 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A very well maintained home and park. The staff was knowledgable along the tour. The home was nice and mostly original which was nice.

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El Paso, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It was very nice to be in the room a President was born. It gave me the chills. Please go see this it is very historic and my little kids loved it.

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texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

went last fall to Eisenhower birthday celebration ,loved it wit the W.W.2 re-enactment, was great and the grounds were clean everybody friendly and layed back, bring the children , bring grandma and grand pa

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

It's a cool little place, even though it wasn't very big in Ike's life. My tour guide was great! Definitely worth a visit if your in the area.

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
58 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Site is the actual birthplace home of Ike, which is the main benefit of this attraction. Many birthplace sites are just replicas or neighbor's houses, but this home is the actual birthplace. There is also a small but nice gift shop as well as a great statue of Ike. However, the information and tour itself... More

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Beechgrove, Tennessee, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Nice historical site, the birthplace looks like it has been restored to period appearance.. Lot's of photo's and history info to view at visitor's center without admission charge.

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Tipton, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We checked the birthplace website to see when the facility was open. It listed visiting hours from 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. We arrived at approximately 11 am on a Wednesday and there was no one in the area. The visitor center was a run down home with a wooden plaque on the wall that indicated that... More

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Northeast US
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19 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Although President Eisenhower didn't live in Denison for very long, I thought it was a wonderful tribute that the city purchased his birth home and maintain it as a very humble but important part of history. The house and property is kept in splendid condition and there is a very nice statue outside. I am really glad I stopped by.

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Alamosa, Colorado
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158 reviews 158 reviews
15 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We had stayed at a nearby Corp of Engineer park and wanted something to do. Denison was just down the street so we stumbled on to this Eisenhower place by chance...there was a road sign. The small museum in a period house was kind of interesting with photos etc. You can't drive to the birthplace house per se, but it... More

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My wife and I visited the house that Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in. The home has been furnished with items that are from that period of time, but none of the items were possessions of the Eisenhowers. To view the inside of the home, you have to go on one of the scheduled tours. One of the tours starts... More

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