Texoma Landmarks

Texoma has a rich history and there are numerous landmarks throughout the area revealing where historical events occurred, famous people lived and examples of architecture from the 1800’s.  Texoma was home to US Presidents, artist, architects, educators, inventors and entrepreneurs who played key roles in the development of our country.

Texoma landmarks include homes, churches, buildings, schools, bridges, parks, and forts – many of which date back to the 1800’s.

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Carpenter’s Bluff Bridge
5354 Carpenters Bluff Rd, TX
Denison
Texas
75020

Carpenters Bluff Bridge Originally built as a railroad bridge for the Missouri, Oklahoma and Gulf (MO&G) Line, this landmark structure across the Red River continues to provide a transportation route between Grayson County, Texas, and Bryan County, Oklahoma

Donald Lee Mayes Home
7 Ridgeway Circle
Denison
TX

Donald Lee Mayes (1914-1966) was a leading architect in Denison and are towns

E.M. Kohl Building
427 W Woodard Street
Denison
Texas
75020

St. Luke Church is Denison's oldest house of worship and oldest Episcopal sanctuary in Grayson County built in 1876 Recorded Texas Historical Landmark 1969

Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site
609 S Lamar Ave
Denison
Texas
75020
(903) 465-8908

Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower was born in 1890.

Eisenhower Monument
100 RC Vaughn Road,
Denison
TX
Lake Texoma Denison Dam
State Hwy 91 4 miles West of Denison
Denison
TX

Completed 1944, Texoma is today the second largest lake in Texas and the eleventh largest reservoir in capacity in the United States.

Loy Park
100 RC Vaughn Road,
Denison
TX

The Civilian Conservation Corps at Loy Park -Grayson County officials became aware of a growing need for a public recreation facility for the area's approximately 65,500 residents in 1930

Katy Depot Denison
101 E Main
Denison
Texas
75020

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.

Perrin Air Force Base
4700 Airport Dr
Denison
TX

Plans began in early 1941 for a U. S. Army Air Corps installation to be located in Grayson County. This 1,160-acre site was acquired in June, and Air Corps personnel began arriving in August.

Sam Rayburn House and Museum
890 TX-56
Bonham
TX

The Sam Rayburn House Museum tells the real story of Sam Rayburn, one of the most powerful and influential politicians of the 20th century, in his authentic 1916 home.

St. Luke Church
427 W Woodard St.
Denison
Texas
75020

St. Luke Church is Denison's oldest house of worship and oldest Episcopal sanctuary in Grayson County was built 1875 Recorded Texas Historic Landmark 1969

Thomas V Munson Home
530 W Hanna Street
Denison
Texas
75020