Denison in Grayson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Birthplace of Dwight David Eisenhower
October 14, 1890
Dwight David Eisenhower
President of the
United States of America
Presented to the People of Texas
Eisenhower Birthplace Foundation
Amon G. Carter Sid W. Richardson
Web Maddox Houston Harts
Oveta Culp Hobby Fred Conn
in cooperation with the
Citizens of Denison
Joseph R. Pelich
Erected 1958 by Eisenhower Birthplace Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Cold • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1890.
Location. 33° 44.901′ N, 96° 32.029′ W. Marker is in Denison, Texas, in Grayson County. Marker is near the entrance to the Eisenhower Birthplace, on Day Street south of Shepherd Street, at Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Dwight 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 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The E. M. Kohl Building (approx. half a mile away); North-South Railway Connection (approx. half a mile away); Forest Park (approx. half a mile away); Signal Company Texas 36th Inf. Div. Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denison.
Also see . . . Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.