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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 State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7359.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list.
 
Location. 33° 44.905′ N, 96° 32.034′ 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 map
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2014
2. Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower and Markers
. Marker is at or near this postal address: 609 South Lamar Avenue, Denison TX 75021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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 (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dwight D. Eisenhower: Character Above All Essay. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Eisenhower National Historic Site. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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 was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 415 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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