Denison, Texas

Denison was established in 1872 as the railhead for the first railroad into Texas from the north, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas. Five miles south of the Red River, Denison is the gateway to Texas and popular Lake Texoma. Noted as the birthplace of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the city features a widely diverse industrial base and is the largest medical community and services between Dallas and Oklahoma City. Denison is the home of Grayson County Junior College.

The unique downtown district is an art mecca with 14 galleries and four international artists. Also, it is the home of Homestead Winery & Tasting Room, numerous antique shops, eateries, bed & breakfasts, and live entertainment by the Main Street Showcase.

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Zimmerscheidt School

In this part of Central Texas, public school districts were established as early as the 1870's. Schools were the Herman Semin...

Fayette County Lake Parks

PARK PRAIRIE PARK * Located on the north side of Fayette County Reservoir approximately 10 miles east of LaGrange. Take ...

Galaxy Drive-In Theatre

Galaxy Drive-in Theatre, has 4 screens with a double feature on each screen. Take a trip down memory lane at this nostalgic ...

Greenbrier Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...