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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 Miss…
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 major…
In memory ofthe men and women ofDenison, Texaswho have servedtheir country———————Knights of ColumbusDenison County 830May the souls of thedearly departed, throughthe mercy of God,rest in peace. Rededica…
Organized Sept. 19, 1922Mobilized Nov. 25, 1940Denison, Texas In Honorof Those Who Served
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 li…
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 the …
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 Comm…
BirthplaceOctober 14, 1890ofDwight David EisenhowerPresident of theUnited States of America Presented to the People of Texasby theEisenhower Birthplace FoundationAmon G. Carter · Sid W. RichardsonWeb Maddox · Houston HartsOveta Cu…
This memorial is dedicated to young people everywhere, that they may be inspired to greatness by the example of our most distinguished sonDwight D. EisenhowerBorn October 14, 1890in Denison, Texas [Dedicated July 9, 1973]
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