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This sits in LBJ state park which houses his ranch,boyhood home,schoolhouse,and this German farm. Great for families as the workers are dressed as they would in 1900s and it's a working farm. Kids can help collect eggs from the hen house,watch a meal being prepared,...More
We didn't take a formal tour, but walked around ourselves. A few people were working there and provided a lot of historical information, saw chickens, sheep. Walking around the farm was very interesting. We would have liked to have been here when more was going...More
At this historic farm you'll go back to the time of milking cows, churning butter and hand-tooling farm implements. This is a fun place to take the younger generations. Even though the volunteers are dressed in period costumes, they are doing real farm chores and...More
This is a wonderful look into life during the later 1800s when life was much simple. The homes were built with stone and lumber, then parts were added over the years as the families grew. There are many animals roaming the grounds and the staff...More
The farmstead is on the self-guided driving tour that takes you to the Texas White House, etc. People in period dress provide information of life in the area when LBJ was a young boy. Interesting and informative. Worth the time.
This living history farm is probably the highlight of a visit to LBJ State Park. It is an easy .2 mile walk from the visitor center to the farm. The farm is a representation of a 1915 era German farm in rural Texas. The farmhouse,...More
If you are going to the LBJ Ranch, it is worth a few minutes to stop by the JOHNSON Family's neighbor's homestead. It is a very interesting working farm. The hosts are very nice and interesting. Two fat houses from the late eighteenth century and...More
Just to see how people lived and cooked back in the day and had farm animals and actual vegetable farms is amazing. The ladies preparing food for the grounds workers is nice in that the workers don't have to leave to get food and they...More