A visit to Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park allows a person to understand why our 36th U.S. president chose to return and spend the remainder of his life in the Hill Country of Texas following his five-year term in the White House.
Submitted by NPT Staff on October 25, 2013 - 12:37am
How did President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family celebrate Christmas during his boyhood days in Texas? Find out during the coming holiday season by visiting the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park to experience "Christmas at the LBJ Boyhood Home."
The LBJ Ranch and other key sites in the Texas Hill Country associated with President Lyndon B. Johnson are now part of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. An event on March 27 will offer the chance to explore the area by bicycle on four separate tour routes, including a special historical tour narrated by Luci Baines Johnson, the former president's youngest daughter
The current occupant of the Oval Office has ties to the Lone Star State, but the term "Texas White House" is normally associated with a former president. Public tours of the Texas White House became available for the first time this year, along with other changes at the park that commemorates the 36th president from his ancestral roots to his final resting place.