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LBJ Ranch

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5/12/2013

Our location - Johnson City, TX

LBJ Ranch


As we were traveling to Fort Worth, we stopped in Johnson City, TX.  We extended the overnight stop to tour the boyhood home of Lyndon Baines Johnson.

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LBJ Ranch Johnson City was not named for LBJ but for an uncle.

LBJ was born on a ranch about 20 miles away from Johnson City and move to this house that his father bought.
LBJ Ranch Boyhood one room schoolhouse.. LBJ Boyhood Home
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The house LBJ was born in.
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The LBJ Ranch was large enough that they had their own Show Barn like you see at state fairs.
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This tree was called the Cabinet Tree as LBJ held conferences when he was at the Western Whitehouse.
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LBJRanch In the Guest Office there is a mockup of the presidential podium.  
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LBJRanch This Jetstar allowed LBJ to use his Texas ranch as the Western Whitehouse as he could fly to California and back in the same day from the ranch. LBJRanch
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LBJRanch 1923 Ford modified to be a SUV,
An Amphicar owned by LBJ
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LBJRanch The most known cars that LBJ had were the Lincoln Continental convertibles he drove at great speeds around the ranch, LBJ Ranch
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