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Address: U.S. Highway 75 Exit 67, Denison, TX 75020
Phone Number: +1 903-464-4452
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The Esenhower bust stands at 16ft tall upon a 5ft stone pedestal flanked by...

The Esenhower bust stands at 16ft tall upon a 5ft stone pedestal flanked by five 35ft flagpoles. Each flagpole represents one of the 5 branches of military service. Personalized engraved bricks feature veterans and their service to our country. Designed by David Adickes.

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Eisenhower Monument

Not many people know that Denison is the birth place of this great general and president. This monument memorializes all members of the armed forces and is a beautiful and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
tommy92643
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not many people know that Denison is the birth place of this great general and president. This monument memorializes all members of the armed forces and is a beautiful and reverent place.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I had this as one of my stops on a road trip from Plano to Hugo and was worried about how hard it would be to find. It was easy - right on the hwy! Neat to see, and a lot larger than I was expecting!

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El Dorado, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

The big bust of Eisenhower on 75 was a surprise, but as my husband is a big military buff we had to stop... Glad we did... We spend the weekend in this area and went on the birthplace of Eisenhower..Great history!!

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Thank kdkidd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The statute of Eisenhower it's really detailed with him wearing his military suit. It is just a "bust" of the President but too me you see more. The setting is nice and it is right off the highway. You don't have to worry about getting lost, you exit and pull into the monument and then get right back on hwy.... More 

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Forney, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Great monument to the veterans of Grayson County. Also President Eisenhower bust monument is large. Worth a quick stop.

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San Bernardino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Not sure why you would build a giant head on the side of the freeway but it's there so we had to see it. I'm not big on feelings so it's had to connect with stuff like this.

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Thank yride2day
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

The history that this marker shows is awesome. They did a great job on the statue and the colors are perfect. The bricks with the military names on it is very special. They will not be forgotten.

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Denison, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

This is a great memorial to stop and see. Don't miss the beautiful Loy Lake after you see the monument. A very nice little lake to drive around or you could bring your sack lunch to enjoy in this beautiful setting. Also, there's an extra treat in this stop. Frontier Village is open to the public. There are several restored... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Took a moment to stop and see the monument, the bricks with the names of contributors and drive by the lake and Frontier Village. Restful and a great history lesson on any afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

A nice spot to honor a former General and President of the USA. The park around the memorial is a great place to take the kids or get some exercise.

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