Happy Birthday LBJ!
Aug 25, 2017
Celebrate President Johnson's birthday with the LBJ Presidential Library
Free Admission. Beat the heat – we’ve got lots of cool air conditioning and cake!
When: Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
What: Birthday cake and refreshments
Where: LBJ Library, 2313 Red River St.
Admission: Free and free parking
Media Contact: Anne Wheeler, (512) 721-0216, [email protected]
Photo Credit: LBJ Library Photo by Kevin Smith, photo was taken 8/27/1966 at LBJ Ranch
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The LBJ Presidential Library will offer birthday cake and refreshments so that visitors can commemorate the birthday of Lyndon Johnson. Cake will be served at the Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 27th would have been President Johnson’s 108th birthday. Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the United States, died in 1973, and is buried near his birthplace in Stonewall, Texas.
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