Annual presentation of Thanksgiving turkey

Annual presentation of Thanksgiving turkey

LBJ Presidential Library Closed Thanksgiving Day

Nov 21, 2016

(AUSTIN) – The LBJ Presidential Library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016.  This is the only day the Library is closed during the traditional Thanksgiving holiday week. 

Enjoy the current exhibit 25 Years/25 Treasures, curated by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, which has grown into an international-class history research center, fostering exploration of the American past through scholarship, preservation, and public programming. 25 Years/25 Treasures showcases the center's most valuable historical materials.

Documents on display include a 1769 George Washington letter, Stephen F. Austin's 1834-5 prison diary, and an 1881 legal opinion that has been called the "founding document of American corporate capitalism." Other artifacts include maps, photographs, and flags, as well as historic furniture, quilts, and clothing.

The exhibit is open through January 17, 2017.