• The Texas White House

    Lyndon B Johnson

    National Historical Park Texas

Animals

Squirrel at the Sam E. Johnson, Sr. Cabin

Squirrel at the Sam E. Johnson, Sr. Cabin

The park hosts a number of animal species, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. There are also many exotic species within the park boundaries that were introduced to this area. The only threatened and endangered species known within the park is the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), which winters in the area. Endemic species found within the boundaries of the park include the Guadalupe Bass (Micropterus treculi) and the Texas Map Turtle (Graptemys versa). The Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma Cornutum) was once common within the park and region and is now listed as a Texas Endangered Species.

Did You Know?

Junction School

During his administration, Lyndon Johnson signed more education bills into law than any other president. He signed the landmark Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 at his first school. Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park