Denison Points of Interest
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 (1914-1966) was a leading architect in Denison and are towns
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
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.
Completed 1944, Texoma is today the second largest lake in Texas and the eleventh largest reservoir in capacity in the United States.
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
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.
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.
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