Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

The Cabinet Oak Project Celebrates Art, a Historic Tree, and LBJ’s Legacy

April 19, 2023 | By Clayton Maxwell

If only this branch could talk. During a 2020 thunderstorm, a giant limb of a 300-year-old live oak at the Lyndon B.

An LBJ Enthusiast Retraces the Route of Her School Field Trips in Search of History—and Herself

September 30, 2019 | By Robyn Ross

Every May, after the bluebonnets had faded from the hills around Marble Falls, my classmates and I would pack sack lunches, board a diesel-powered school bus, and hit the road. The annual field trip was the last major educational event before the school year ended. Or was it?

Jan. 20 Marks 50 Years Since LBJ’s Return to Texas

January 18, 2019 | By John Lumpkin

Fifty years ago this Sunday, a crowd gathered at Austin’s Bergstrom Air Force Base with handwritten signs displaying messages like “Nation’s Loss is Texas’ Gain!” The University of Texas Longhorn band played as Director Vincent DiNino waved his baton in the chilly air. 

Big Bend and Other National Parks Feel the Pinch as Federal Shutdown Persists

January 16, 2019 | By Pam LeBlanc  

The government shutdown is limiting operations at Big Bend National Park and other Texas national parks, while some National Park Service properties in are closed because of the shutdown.

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