Last updated: June 8, 2018
- 110 Center Drive Dyess, Arkansas 72330
- Architecture, community planning and development, politics/government, johnny cash, music
- Listed in the National Register – Reference number 100002000
- OPEN TO PUBLIC:
- MANAGED BY:
- Arkansas State University Heritage Sites
The restored five-room farmhouse is currently a house museum, the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home. The museum tells the story of the New Deal, the Dyess Colony, and Johnny Cash. The Johnny Cash Boyhood Home has a direct connection to the plight of farmers in Arkansas during the Great Depression, New Deal-era efforts by the Federal government to assist those farmers, as well as the early musical influences on Johnny Cash, winner of numerous music industry awards; a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Rockabilly Hall of Fame, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; recipient of the National Medal of Arts; and the Kennedy Center Honors.