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Contact: Dave Schafer, (830) 868-7128 ext. 235Stonewall, Texas – Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park has announced that additional programming will be offered to visitors from March 4 through March 19 at the LBJ Ranch. Spring Break at the LBJ Ranch 2017 will offer park visitors with opportunities to further explore and discover the park’s historic resources and delve deeper into the story of the 36th president and the LBJ Ranch.
Programs will be offered free of charge at locations throughout the LBJ Ranch including at the Junction School, Reconstructed Birthplace, Show Barn, historic Hangar visitor center, 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 2:00 pm each day from March 4 through March 19. For the complete schedule visit www.nps.gov/lyjo or www.facebook.com/LBJohnsonNPS. For more information about this exciting series of programs, Park Ranger David Graveline can be reached at 830-868-7128 ext. 264.
Visitors can join park rangers and volunteers to learn about the important role aviation and the US Secret Service played at the ranch, become more familiar with President Johnson’s environmental and education legacy, explore some of the natural features of the park, talk with the park’s curatorial staff about historic preservation, and much more. “Nearly 1000 visitors attended programs during Spring Break at the LBJ Ranch last year,” David Graveline said, “and we are very excited to bring this unique opportunity back for a third consecutive year and have it be the best one yet.”
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 on park activities call 830-868-7128, ext. 231 or 244, and visit www.nps.gov/lyjo and www.facebook.com/LBJohnsonNPS.
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