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Denison, Texas: Giant Head of President Eisenhower

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President, is remembered with 21-ft. tall bust by artist David Adickes in the town that was Ike's birthplace.

Loy Lake Rd, Denison, TX
Southwest of town. US Hwy 75 exit 67, on the west side, at the entrance to Loy Lake Park.
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Giant Head of President Eisenhower: Blank expression. Pale complexion. 16-foot tall cement head that looks a little like Lex Luthor, a little like Colonel Kurtz from Apocalypse Now. Of courseā€¦ it's Dwight Eisenhower! [02/23/2011] Complete Story...

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Ike bust.

Giant Head of President Eisenhower


[Christine Lillesand, 04/29/2024]
Giant Head of President Eisenhower

Birthplace home on Lamar Street is also a must see. The docent who accompanied us was very interesting and knowledgeable. Eisenhower was a truly great man who came from very humble beginnings.

[Joe Osgood, 05/11/2018]

President Eisenhower bust.

Giant Head of President Eisenhower

Denison is the Birthplace of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the large bust by artist David Adickes can be seen at the Eisenhower Veterans Monument.

[Charity Roundtree, 09/03/2011]
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