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Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park

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Address: 609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021
Phone Number: 903-465-8908
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Camping, Fishing
Description: The birthplace of the nation's 34th President, Dwight Eisenhower.

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Birthplace of IKE

This two story home is the house that the 34th president of the United States was born in 1890. Dwight David Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander of Allied forces that destroyed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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McKinney, Texas
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Denison, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Loved everything about this trip - I took a friends 6th grade daughter who had never been. We enjoyed history with the perfect sprinkling of selfies! Loved showing her where Ike was born and telling her about my first trip there, over 30 years ago!

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This two story home is the house that the 34th president of the United States was born in 1890. Dwight David Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander of Allied forces that destroyed Adolph Hitler's Third Reich, liberated Europe and saved the world from madness. This park features a small visitor center with a short film. The tour price is $4 for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Cute place to stop in Denison to see some history in the area! Pretty flowers and walk ways--good for a walk with family.

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Wylie, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great history is hard to find these days and is often hidden in places like this. We enjoyed the tour of the homestead and the surrounding area that included the Katy railroad. A must see for the history buff.

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Keller, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Very small attraction, but worth it if you're in the area. President Eisenhower was born here, but his family moved when he was only about 1 or 2, I believe, so he didn't live here long. The house has been restored - it was interesting, but not many original pieces for display. The tour was still very interesting. We enjoyed.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Wonderful place to see! Ike did not stay long in Denison but his birthplace is tastefully preserved and beautiful. His family were "salt of the earth" people. Worked hard and raised an honorable son. Go visit this dear place.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

If you have an hour or so and you are near Denison, I would encourage a short stop at the Eisenhower Birthplace, The staff there are very friendly and knowledgeable. It is a nice way to learn a little about the life of President Eisenhower. You can walk to the house for free, but the $4 for the tour is... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We absolutely loved visiting President Eisenhower's Birthplace! We never dreamed we'd get so much out of it. The docent was awesome and we would highly suggest you take the tour! She took us through the house and around the grounds. In the visitor's building, they have a short but very interesting film then you can peruse the rest of the... More 

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longview, tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

This was an interesting stop on our trip to Eisenhower State Park. The short movie and pictures are informative and interesting. We did not pay for the guided tour, but we did peek in the windows of the house. I learned a lot here and I was entertained for about an hour.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The future West Point grad, commander of allied forces and president of the United States was born in 1890 in this 1300 square foot wood frame house. No running water, no electricity, no indoor plumbing. It sat right next to the railroad tracks, which was convenient because father Eisenhower worked for the railroad. It's not quite a backwoods Honest Abe-type... More 

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Additional Information about Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park

Address: Address: 609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021
Phone Number: 903-465-8908
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denison
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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