The land that shaped LBJ: Texas ranch shows President Johnson’s struggles, triumphs

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The land that shaped LBJ: Texas ranch shows President Johnson’s struggles, triumphs

When former President Lyndon Johnson returned to his ranch after leaving the presidency, he let his hair grow long.
A pasture where the late U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson often strolled to clear his mind is shown in Stonewall, Texas, as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park.
The boyhood home of future U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson is shown in Stonewall, Texas, as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. Johnson grew up on the ranch in rural Texas and retreated there after leaving the presidency.
Cars often driven by the late U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson are shown in Stonewall, Texas, as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park.
On Nov. 4, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson proves he’s a pretty good cowhand as he puts his horse, Lady B, through the paces with a Hereford yearling on his LBJ Ranch near Stonewall, Texas.
An entrance to the LBJ Ranch at the Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch in Stonewall, Texas.

The land that shaped LBJ: Texas ranch shows President Johnson’s struggles, triumphs

When former President Lyndon Johnson returned to his ranch after leaving the presidency, he let his hair grow long.
A pasture where the late U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson often strolled to clear his mind is shown in Stonewall, Texas, as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park.
The boyhood home of future U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson is shown in Stonewall, Texas, as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. Johnson grew up on the ranch in rural Texas and retreated there after leaving the presidency.
Cars often driven by the late U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson are shown in Stonewall, Texas, as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park.
On Nov. 4, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson proves he’s a pretty good cowhand as he puts his horse, Lady B, through the paces with a Hereford yearling on his LBJ Ranch near Stonewall, Texas.
An entrance to the LBJ Ranch at the Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch in Stonewall, Texas.
If you go

LBJ RANCH: 199 State Park Road 52, Stonewall, Texas, an hour’s drive west of Austin; https://bit.ly/2c8hmGO. Open daily. Free.

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