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Birthplace of Dwight David Eisenhower and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2014
Birthplace of Dwight David Eisenhower and Marker
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Birthplace of Dwight David Eisenhower
Birthplace October 14, 1890 of Dwight David Eisenhower President of the United States of America Presented to the People of Texas by the Eisenhower Birthplace Foundation Amon G. Carter Sid W. Richardson Web Maddox . . . — Map (db m72845) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — 7359 — Birthplace of Dwight Eisenhower
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 . . . — Map (db m72850) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Birthplace of President Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)
[Title is text] — Map (db m72843) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Dwight David Eisenhower 1890 - 1969
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Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Katy Park Rededication Missouri-Kansas-Texas Lines
On Houston Avenue (State Highway 120) at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Houston Avenue.
This monument commemorates the restoration in the year 1985 of the original Katy Park, built in the early 1900's and honors the many dedicated Denisonians and others who made the achievement possible. Their names appear here along with these . . . — Map (db m72895) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — 7409 — Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
On Houston Avenue (State Highway 120) at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Houston Avenue.
In 1865 the Union Pacific Railway Southern Branch was incorporated to build a railroad from the St. Louis-Kansas City area to the Gulf of Mexico. In 1870, with construction completed to the border of Indian Territory, the line was renamed the . . . — Map (db m72898) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — 7413 — North-South Railway Connection
On Main Street near the railroad tracks east of Houston Avenue (Texas Highway 120), on the left when traveling east.
On December 24, 1872, a Missouri, Kansas & Texas (Katy) Railroad train carrying 100 passengers arrived here in the newly established railroad town of Denison. Its arrival marked the culmination of years of effort by the Katy to construct a rail . . . — Map (db m72862) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Signal Company Texas 36th Inf. Div. Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at Houston Avenue (Texas Highway 120), on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Organized Sept. 19, 1922 Mobilized Nov. 25, 1940 Denison, Texas In Honor of Those Who Served — Map (db m72892) WM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Texas Veterans Memorial
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Texas (Grayson County), Denison — 7392 — The E. M. Kohl Building
On Main Street at Crockett Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Ernst Martin Kohl (1857-1935), former German Navy captain who came to Denison in 1885, built the first floor of this structure in 1893 to house a grocery store and saloon. He added the top three floors in 1909-11 as his family's residence. In . . . — Map (db m72853) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Veterans Memorial
On Houston Avenue (State Highway 120) at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Houston Avenue.
In memory of the men and women of Denison, Texas who have served their country ——————— Knights of Columbus Denison County 830 May the souls of the dearly departed, through the mercy . . . — Map (db m72894) HM

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