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Apr 9, 2013 - J.O.Y. Trip to LBJ Ranch

Today a group of J.O.Y. (Just Older Youth) members went to the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. First, we saw the video at the visitor center. Then we drove over to the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm. An interesting tidbit: Our community pastor noticed the cast iron wood-burning stove in one of the buildings and, on closer inspection, discovered that it had been made by his grandfather’s company, Bridge and Beach of St. Louis. I took his picture with it. (Bridge was his grandfather.) Continuing along Park Road 1, which...

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May 11, 2008 - Family and Friends Reunion - Day 3 - LBJ Ranch

From the Wildseed Farm we went to the LBJ National and State Park (LBJ Ranch and Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm) (http://www.nps.gov/lyjo/). After watching the video we boarded the trolley for the narrated tour. It had been several years since I last visited the park so I noticed a few changes. The Reconstructed Birthplace was built at the request of President Johnson in 1964 on the site where he was born in 1908. The Johnsons furnished the home with family memorabilia and used it as a guest cottage for a while. The ranger told us...

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