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Contact: Mike Ryan, (830) 385-5338
Stonewall, Texas –Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park has announced that additional programming will be offered to visitors at the LBJ Ranch unit, from March 5 to 20. Spring Break at the LBJ Ranch 2016 will offer park visitors the opportunity to further explore and discover the park's historic resources and delve deeper into the story of the 36th president and the LBJ Ranch.
Visitors can join park rangers to learn about the important role aviation and the US Secret Service played at the ranch, become more familiar with Johnson's environmental and education legacy, explore some of the natural features of the park, celebrate the National Park Service Centennial by learning about Johnson's park service legacy, and much more. Speaking about this exciting event, a park spokesperson said, "Over 600 visitors attended programs during Spring Break at the LBJ Ranch last year and we are very excited to bring this unique opportunity back and have it be a bigger success than last year."
Programs will be offered free of charge at locations throughout the LBJ Ranch including at the Junction School, Reconstructed Birthplace, Show Barn, historic Hangar building, and around the Texas White House complex. Programs will run 15 to 25 minutes in length and will be scheduled at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00pm each day from March 5 through 20. For the complete schedule visit www.nps.gov/lyjo.
Texas White House tours will continue to be offered each day from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. Tours are $3.00 per person 18 and over. Children 17 and under are free.
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park is open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information call 830-868-7128 ext. 231 or 244, or visit www.nps.gov/lyjo and www.facebook.com/LBJohnsonNPS.
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