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Eisenhower Veterans Monument

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We were heading to the Frontier Village and stumbled upon this. Pretty big to just stumble upon... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
lizsE5903QW
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Athens, Texas
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The Big Giant Head

After passing Ike’s Big Giant Head several times at 70mph, we finally had a chance to stop and see... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
P5_Crazy_Train
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Austin, Texas
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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...more
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U.S. Highway 75 Exit 67, Denison, TX 75020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a giant head monument for veterans. It’s quite eye catching from the road. Drove up to see it close -it’s okay. The floor blocks with veterans names on is a nice touch. The area is very much milking it’s links to Eisenhower.

Thank Lucy_lu07
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Small nice little Monument/tribute to some local history. Off Hwy 75. It nicely recgonizes the history that was born in Denison

Thank zzixor1
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We were heading to the Frontier Village and stumbled upon this. Pretty big to just stumble upon. Hahaha. The red bricks surrounding his head have the names and service of the veterans on them. Such a nice way to honor our veterans.

Thank lizsE5903QW
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

After passing Ike’s Big Giant Head several times at 70mph, we finally had a chance to stop and see it up close. Pretty cool. Worth a quick stop if you’re in the area. Harkens back to the old roadside attractions that made cross country travel...More

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This 16-foot concrete bust of President Eisenhower is worth a little time for the strangeness of its paltry setting. We were there on Memorial Day, a fitting time to think of the accomplishments of this leader in the military and political realms.

Thank 399gingerr
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This huge bust of Eisenhower is well done, and stirs patriotic feelings for this Denison born president. It is located right next to the Frontier Village and is a quick stop if you are in the area.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

It's an interesting big bust of IKE. I guess is focuses thinking on the fact that Ike was born in the area....and researching what else is in the area to visit. The nearby park offers a trip down memory lane regarding old houses and family...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

On the way to lunch, we found the Eisenhower Statue. Located at the Loy Lake exit in Denison, Tx; This Statue is a great memorial to a 5 star general, which helped lead the U.S. Army troops, during World War 2. Eisenhower, born in Denison,...More

Thank SunsetSoonet
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were here as a group for a family reunion. This is a beautiful memorial to Pres. Eisenhower---the whole area is very nice. We also rode around the park area and enjoyed the Frontier village. Very informative also.

Thank spe4ech
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

What a cool big giant head statue, but that's about all it is. Not much else to see/do, but it's pretty impressive, and you can see the bust from the highway. You can't miss it! It's a veterans memorial, but it seemed more like an...More

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
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