Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

(redirected from LBJ Ranch)

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Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park:

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Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Address:100 Lady Bird Ln
Johnson City, TX 78636

Phone:830-868-7128
Fax:830-868-7863
Web: www.nps.gov/lyjo/
Size: 1,570 acres.
Established: Authorized on December 2, 1969, as a national historic site; redesignated on December 28, 1980.
Location:Park includes two distinct visitor areas. Park headquarters and visitor center are in Johnson City, Texas. The LBJ Ranch is 14 miles west of Johnson City and 3 miles east of Stonewall, on US290.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Self-guided and guided tours.
Special Features:The park consists of the birthplace, boyhood home, and ranch of the 36th President (1963-1969), and his grandparents' cattle ranch.

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And just down the road is the LBJ ranch, where the 36th U.S.
In short order several classes at our school got new students from afar; their dads were Secret Service agents assigned to bolster security at the LBJ Ranch, west of town.
Johnson, including Johnson City and the LBJ Ranch, also known as the "Texas Whitehouse".
In a meeting at the LBJ ranch, Johnson told his Texas cronies, "I was meant to be president."
By acquiring property near the LBJ Ranch, Mathilde, a former Irgun operative, could carry on an affair with Johnson while her husband chaired the finance committee for the Democrats.
Suddenly, the unpretentious woman from Texas found herself first lady of the United States, splitting time between the White House and the Johnson familys 13-room stone-and-frame house on the LBJ Ranch, near Johnson City, west of Austin.
Most were recorded in the Oval Office, but Johnson also expanded the system to include his bedroom and the LBJ ranch. Shortly before he died he requested that the tapes should not be released for at least fifty years after his death (2023), and he would prefer it if they weren't released at all.
The Lewinsky scandal and Clinton's impeachment made Johnson's personal peccadilloes, from summoning staff members to confer while he was seated on the John to careening around the LBJ ranch in his limousine with a beer in hand, seem almost quaint in their relative innocence and discretion.
And regretting the dwindling opportunities for informal contact with presidents, she recalls visits to the LBJ ranch: "I'll still say there is something to be said for walking the acreage on a Texas ranch at twilight, standing with a president and watching for the deer to come out, and listening to him talk about his hopes and dreams for the country."
could and should do nothing to stop it, very likely was offered to him by Mathilde Krim, a professor at Israel's Weizmann Institute who, with her husband, a prominent financier of Israeli causes, was a frequent visitor to the LBJ ranch, who spent part of the May Memorial day weekend before the attack there with Johnson, and who also accompanied him at a Democratic Party rally in New York just before the Israeli attack.
Although the disease has apparently been present since 1934, it wasn't until 1977 that it was officially diagnosed, with the help of experimental plots at the LBJ ranch. Austin hired its first city forester, John Giedraitis, in 1985, and two years later hundreds of volunteers organized a two-day Live Oak Festival to raise funds for trenching.