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August 22, 2014
Lyndon Johnson's Birthday Remembered
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will celebrate the 106th anniversary of President Johnson’s birth on Wednesday, August 27.

August 09, 2014
Beatlemania comes to the LBJ Ranch
The park will host a special "Movies Under the Stars." The movie will be "A Hard Day's Night," and Beatle tribute band, "The Eggmen," will perform a musical concert.

July 08, 2014
50th Anniversary of "Viva Las Vegas" Celebrated at the LBJ Ranch in Popular “Movies Under the Stars”
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park continues its popular summer movie series on Saturday, July 12, with the showing of the 1964 movie Viva Las Vegas, starring Elvis Presley at the LBJ Ranch near Stonewall.

June 24, 2014
Remembering 1964
On July 2, 2014, the 50th anniversary of President Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act, Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will present an open house titled “Remembering 1964 – A Year That Changed America.”

April 10, 2014
LBJ National Historical Park to Host "Created Equal" Forum
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, in partnership with the Johnson City, Texas Public Library, will host and conduct a public forum titled “Created Equal – America’s Civil Rights Struggle” at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Johnson City Public Library, Johnson City, Texas.

December 07, 2013
Celebrate the Holiday Season at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
Join the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in celebrating the holiday season. A variety of events will begin on Saturday, November 30 and last through Sunday, December 15.

December 07, 2013
Special Weekend of Holiday Activities
On December 14 and 15, join the National Park Service in celebrating the holiday season and commemorating the events of 50 years ago.

November 22, 2013
New Exhibit will Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Events of November 22, 1963
“We all stood there in shock with the rest of the world,” recalled Richard “Cactus” Pryor, who was at the LBJ Ranch when he learned of John F. Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963. Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will remember the event’s 50th anniversary with a new exhibit describing that tragic day and the transition of power to President Johnson. The exhibit will be located in the Hangar visitor center on the LBJ Ranch and will be on display for six months beginning November 21, 2013. The public is invited to not only view the exhibit, but also to contribute their own memories or reflections from that day in history.

October 21, 2013
Experience Christmas Past
Join LBJ National Historical Park in celebrating Christmas traditions of the 1860s and 1920s.

November 23, 2012
Christmases Past Celebrated At National Historical Park
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites everyone to experience "A 1920s Christmas at the LBJ Boyhood Home and a 1860s Christmas at the Johnson Settlement."

July 01, 2012
Movies Under The Stars Shows “Marooned” With Gregory Peck
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites to the public to a free showing of the 1969 movie, Marooned, on Saturday, July 14, at 8:30 p.m., at the LBJ Ranch.

March 09, 2012
Celebrating Lady Bird Johnson’s Centennial Year
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park proudly announces the opening of a new exhibit recognizing the Lady Bird Johnson Centennial Celebration that continues throughout 2012.

December 20, 2011
Texas White House Entire First Floor Opens to Public
For the first time, the entire ground floor of the Texas White House will open to the public on December 22, the 99th anniversaryof Lady Bird Johnson's birth.

May 31, 2011
“The Searchers” with John Wayne to be Shown at Movies Under the Stars on the LBJ Ranch
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites the public to view a classic American western movie on Saturday, June 4 at 8:30 p.m. by attending a screening of "The Searchers" at the LBJ Ranch.

March 14, 2011
4rd Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour Set for March 26
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park announces the 4th annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour, "A Ride to Preserve History," which begins on the historic LBJ Ranch airstrip near Stonewall, Texas on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.

August 20, 2010
Birthday Observance for President Johnson Set for August 27
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will celebrate the 102nd anniversary of President Johnson’s birth on Friday, August 27.

April 09, 2010
"Reflections of the 60s" Brings Exciting Decade to Life
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February 17, 2010
Third Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour: Set for March
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park announces the 3rd annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour, “A Ride to Preserve History,” which begins on the historic LBJ Ranch airstrip near Stonewall, Texas on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. The tour provides four separate routes of 10, 30, 44 and 65 miles throughout the scenic Texas Hill Country and one special historical tour narrated by Luci Baines Johnson beginning at approximately 2 p.m.

December 29, 2009
Family Unveils Headstone Marking: Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson's Grave
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December 14, 2009
Texas White House Tour Fee to Increase in 2010
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will be increasing the fee to tour the "Texas White House," President and Mrs. Johnson’s home on the LBJ Ranch, to $2.00 beginning on March 1, 2010.

September 19, 2009
Friends of LBJ National Historical Park Announce First "Family Fun Weekend" on the LBJ Ranch
The park’s Friends group is sponsoring a family fun run on Saturday, October 10, beginning at 9 a.m. and also a bike tour hosted by Luci Baines Johnson, President and Mrs. Johnson’s younger daughter, on Sunday October 11, at 2 p.m.

August 16, 2009
LBJ Ranch Summer Film Series Features Classic James Bond Movie Thunderball
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites the public to attend a free movie screening of Thunderball, a 1965 action adventure movie starring Sean Connery as James Bond, on Saturday August 29 at 9 pm.

August 16, 2009
Birthday Observance for President Lyndon B. Johnson Set for August 27
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will celebrate the 101st anniversary of President Johnson’s birth on Thursday, August 27.

July 03, 2009
John Wayne's The Green Berets To Be Shown at Movies Under the Stars on the LBJ Ranch
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites the public to view a Hollywood version of the war in Vietnam on Saturday, July 18 at 9 p.m. by attending a screening of The Green Berets, co-directed by and starring John Wayne.

June 05, 2009
Movies Under the Stars on the LBJ Ranch Summer Film Series Begins with Western Will Penny
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites the public to attend a free movie screening of Will Penny, a 1968 Western starring Charleton Heston, on Saturday, June 13 at 9 pm.

April 11, 2009
1960s Return to the LBJ Ranch
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites the public to experience a decade like no other when the park hosts its second annual "Reflections of the 60s at the LBJ Ranch" special event on Saturday, April 18.

March 20, 2009
Popular Demand Returns "LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour" to National Historical Park in March
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December 19, 2008
Celebration of the Birthday and Legacy of Lady Bird Johnson
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December 04, 2008
Christmases Past Celebrated at : National Historical Park
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites everyone to experience "Christmas at the LBJ Boyhood Home" on November 29, December 6, December 13 and December 20.

September 05, 2008
Vintage Military Aircraft and Their Pilots to Enliven Hangar and Airstrip on LBJ Ranch
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August 15, 2008
"Texas White House" Opens to the Public for the First Time on August 27
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park announces the official opening of the LBJ Ranch home of President Lyndon B. and "Lady Bird" Johnson on Wednesday, August 27, the 100th anniversary of President Johnson's birth.

August 12, 2008
Johnson Daughters to Preside Over August 27 Birthday Commemoration
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites everyone to come out to the LBJ Ranch on Wednesday, August 27 in celebration of President Lyndon B. Johnson's life and legacy.

August 06, 2008
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Featured at Third "Movies Under the Stars on the LBJ Ranch" Event
The third and final free movie night for this summer season will be presented by Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park on Saturday, August 9.

July 08, 2008
"Movies Under the Stars on the LBJ Ranch" to Entertain Everyone with Oliver!
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park's second free movie night on the LBJ Ranch features the Oscar-winning Best Picture of 1968, Oliver!

June 05, 2008
"Movies Under the Stars" Brings : True Grit Back to the LBJ Ranch
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites everyone to come out to the LBJ Ranch on Saturday, June 21, for a free showing of John Wayne's most famous movie, True Grit, as Johnson family friends and neighbors did in the late 1960s.

May 20, 2008
Memorial Day Tribute to Service in Vietnam at National Historical Park
Veterans from all wars will be recognized and their sacrifices commemorated at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Visitor Center in Johnson City, TX, on May 26, as park staff and the community focus on military service during the Vietnam War.

April 28, 2008
1967 Presidential Barbecue Event: Re-Created on the LBJ Ranch
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March 30, 2008
The 1960s Return to the LBJ Ranch
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February 15, 2008
Luci Johnson to Lead Bike Tour of the LBJ Ranch
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February 04, 2008
Withers & Spauldings Building Reborn as the General Store Experience that LBJ Knew
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park announces the return of “Withers & Spauldings,” a newly-created general store exhibit area spanning several time periods from 1915-1973. Once inside, visitors can immerse themselves in the environment of a 1915-1920s-era general store that Lyndon Johnson knew as a child while also experiencing later years when LBJ came back to his home town to campaign and to visit with people he had known all his life.

December 10, 2007
Pastry Queen joins LBJ Parks Tree Lighting event
On Sunday, December 16th, Rebecca Rather, Fredericksburg resident and owner of Rather Sweet Bakery and Café, will join the festivities at the annual Tree Lighting at the LBJ Parks in Stonewall. She will be signing copies of her beautiful new cookbook, Pastry Queen Christmas: Big Hearted Holiday Entertaining, Texas Style, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Western National Parks Association (WNPA) bookstore at the LBJ State Park and Historic Site.

December 03, 2007
"Timeless Christmas" Celebrated at National Historical Park
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites everyone to experience "Timeless Christmas at the LBJ Boyhood Home and the Johnson Settlement" on December 8, 2007.

November 16, 2007
Christmases Past Celebrated at National Historical Park on Four Consecutive Saturdays
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites everyone to experience "Christmas at the LBJ Boyhood Home" on November 24, December 1, December 8 and December 15.

November 06, 2007
Pecan Harvesting at LBJ Ranch Cancelled
Pecan harvesting by the public scheduled for November 10, 17, and 24 at the LBJ Ranch Pecan Orchard at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park has been cancelled due to a poor crop.

October 22, 2007
Pecan Harvesting at LBJ Ranch
The public is invited to gather pecans at the LBJ Ranch Pecan Orchard every Saturday in November. 

September 22, 2007
A Park Ranger and Her Partner
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August 16, 2007
Wreath laying Program on LBJ Ranch Announced for August 27
President Johnson's birthday will be commemorated with a wreathlaying at the family cemetery.

July 12, 2007
Cortege Route for Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson to Pass by Park Visitor Center and LBJ Boyhood Home
The public will have an opportunity to pay their respects to Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson as her cortege moves through Johnson City on Sunday, July 15 at approximately 10 a.m.

July 12, 2007
LBJ Parks Announce Closures for the Final Tribute to Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson
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July 12, 2007
LBJ National and State Parks Mourn Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson
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May 02, 2007
YCC PROGRAM HIRING SUMMER POSITIONS
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC), a summer employment program created in 1970, will be hiring positions at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park for summer 2007. YCC crew members will be working with a variety of resource projects.

April 27, 2007
Historic Planes, Military Re-Enactment to Highlight LBJ Ranch Air and Ground Event
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April 18, 2007
LBJ RANCH TO HOST VIETNAM-ERA AIRCRAFT
Visitors to Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will have the opportunity to meet with pilots who flew these aircraft in Korea and Vietnam, when the International Bird Dog Association (IBDA fly in to the LBJ Ranch

April 18, 2007
Friends of LBJ National Historical Park
Representatives from Gillespie and Blanco Counties will join forces to create a Friends Group for Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park on April 25th.  

February 10, 2007
Luci Johnson to Lead Bike Tours of the LBJ Ranch
Visitors wishing to see the LBJ Ranch by bicycle will have a rare opportunity to join Luci Johnson, President Johnson`s younger daughter, on a special tour March 10, 2007.

Did You Know?

Statue of Liberty

More National Park Service sites were designated or expanded during the Johnson administration than during any other administration. LBJ traveled to only one--the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island. Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park