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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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Things to do near Denison, TX

Oak Ridge Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Columbus Golf Course

This scenic public, 9-hole course is home to an abundance of wildlife. There have been many sightings of deer roaming the cou...

Denison Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park

A log structure inn, built in 1834 before the Republic of Texas era was covered with clapboards soon thereafter. Nine rooms, ...

Locomotive #3417

Currently on display in Hulen Park is the historic locomotive #3417 which is in the process of being restored. Hulen Park ...