Brian Flanagan, Melissa Ware, and Gleaves Whitney toured the home Lyndon Johnson's family moved into when LBJ was five years old. He lived mostly in this house until he married Lady Bird at age 26.
LBJ returned to this porch during the first week of March 1937 to announce his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives for the Tenth District of the State of Texas. He was 28 years old.
So began a career in public service that spanned more than three decades and culminated in the presidency of the United States.
Photos and text © Gleaves Whitney 2005