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Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic SiteLyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, Stonewall, TX
+1 830-644-2252 ext. 229
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Good depiction of early settler life style

It is worth taking the time to see this Farmstead. It has livestock including chickens and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna W
Step Back in Time

The fact that this is a living homestead still is incredible. The staff is knowledgeable and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A_Crandall14
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic SiteLyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, Stonewall, TX
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+1 830-644-2252 ext. 229
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is worth taking the time to see this Farmstead. It has livestock including chickens and a turkey, and a very large garden. My husband found the barn and tack/tool shed fascinating. In the kitchen of the homestead you will find two women cooking in...More

Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fact that this is a living homestead still is incredible. The staff is knowledgeable and very friendly. They told us all about the different uses of milk and the process behind them. The staff eats seasonal grown food from their garden just like the...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

I will continue to go every year. Such a neat experience. The staff are incredible, and the grounds take you back in time.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We love coming here. You see how things were made, animals, cared for and so much more. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable. My granddaughter loves it there.

Thank Sonya G
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This farmstead is located inside of Lyndon B. Jonson State Park and Historic Site. It is a good picture of what life was like on the farm during the late 1800s. The staff are very knowledgeable and they offer a living history tour which includes...More

Thank Adam C
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

we took our grandkids here and had a great time! The rangers and volunteers did a terrific job talking with the kids and they were extremely knowledgeable. They even had some hands-on things for the kids. We visit many historic sites in our travels and...More

Thank Papa-n-Nana57
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Provides a look into the functioning of a Hill Country farm of the early 1900's. Park Rangers and volunteers, some wearing period clothing, tend livestock and grow vegetables in the garden plot. Food is prepared in the original kitchen, using things grown and produced on...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Volunteers on hand are dressed in clothing of the period. Walk the grounds and 1800s buildings at your leisure. At lunchtime a small meal is prepared for the volunteers on site using wood stoves, and local sources food. Interesting and educational place that blends into...More

Thank Michael N
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Its a short walk out from the LBJ visitors center and definitely worth doing. There are a couple different houses depicting different points in time in Texas rural life. Its still a working farm with vegetables being grown and animals. The wood burning stove was...More

Thank HG30
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We brought our granddaughter here, and she loved it! She is 7. She was interested in all aspects of the farm...but we were careful to not point out the inevitable fate of the animals. She was thrilled to be invited into the hen house to...More

Thank Phoebe729
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