Deep in the Hill Country of Texas, about 20 miles east of Fredericksburg, TX, and 50 miles west of Austin is the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. Visitors may learn about the early life of the 36th president at the Johnson Settlement in Johnson City – location of LBJ’s boyhood home, the visitor center and the Park Headquarters. The LBJ Ranch, near Stonewall, is also managed by the National Park Service. Why not spend a few nights at a Texas Hill Country Bed and Breakfast, and a few days learning about Lyndon B. Johnson?
Anyone who is interested in American or Presidential history should definitely visit this site; it is a fascinating glimpse into the early life of the man who held the American Presidency from 1963 to 1969. According to the Park’s website, “Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park tells the story of our 36th President beginning with his ancestors until his final resting place on his beloved LBJ Ranch. This entire “circle of life” gives the visitor a unique perspective into one of America’s most noteworthy citizens by providing the most complete picture of an American president.”
The Texas Hill Country is a wild and beautiful place. It touches people who visit, and it certainly influences people who live there. President Johnson spent a great deal of time there, throughout his life. Come experience this place.