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Texas Day by Day From the Texas State Historical Association

November 10, 1967

The President's Ranch Trail is dedicated to LBJ
On this day in 1967, the President's Ranch Trail was dedicated at
Wimberley. The trail is a ninety-mile route through Hays, Blanco,
and Gillespie counties. It extends from the LBJ Ranch, located on
Ranch Road 1 near Stonewall, to San Marcos. The route touches places
important in the life of Lyndon Baines Johnson, including the Lyndon
B. Johnson Birthplace, Boyhood Home, and Ranch; the Johnson family
cemetery; Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park; the Pedernales
Electric Cooperative in Johnson City, which was brought into being
under Johnson's influence in the United States Senate; the First Christian
Church in Johnson City, to which Johnson belonged; the Hye Post office,
where he mailed his first letter; the Albert post office, general
store, and school building; and his alma mater, Southwest Texas State
University, in San Marcos, where his student dwelling is also located.


Links to related Handbook of Texas Online articles
PRESIDENT'S RANCH TRAIL
JOHNSON, LYNDON BAINES
LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON BIRTHPLACE, BOYHOOD HOME, AND RANCH
LYNDON B. JOHNSON STATE HISTORICAL PARK