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Denison in Grayson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower

 
 
Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2014
1. Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower Marker
Inscription.

Thirty-fourth President of the United States; born here Oct. 14, 1890, third son of David J. and Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower.

Dwight Eisenhower graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, 1915; in 1943, during World War II, was appointed Commanding General of Allied Forces in Europe; served as President of Columbia University, 1948-1952; was President of U.S., 1952-1960; active elder statesman later.
 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7359.)
 
Location. 33° 44.905′ N, 96° 32.034′ W. Marker is in Denison, Texas, in Grayson County. Click for map. Marker is near the entrance to the Eisenhower Birthplace, on Day Street south of Shepherd Street, at Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 609 South Lamar Avenue, Denison TX 75021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Dwight David Eisenhower (a few steps from this marker); Dwight David Eisenhower (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2014
2. Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower and Markers
(within shouting distance of this marker); The E. M. Kohl Building (approx. half a mile away); North-South Railway Connection (approx. half a mile away); Signal Company Texas 36th Inf. Div. Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Denison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Site. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Dwight D. Eisenhower: Character Above All Essay. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Eisenhower National Historic Site. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, ColdWar, World II
 
Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2014
3. Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower and Marker
Markers are on the fence, next to the entry walk. Former M.K.&T. railbed in foreground; Ike's father worked for the railroad in Denison.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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