On this date in 1946, "THE BIG THREE AT DENISON SATURDAY,"
General Eisenhower visited Denison, the town of his birth, on April 20, 1946. The homecoming celebration included a parade through town, brunch in the home where he was born (now known as the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site), and a barbecue lunch. Sam Rayburn acted as host to Eisenhower during the festivities.
Clipping courtesy Sam Rayburn Museum, Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin.