Near Stonewall in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Education for All
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
Sitting at a table on this site on April 11, 1965, President Johnson signed the landmark Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. “As a former teacher,” the president said, “I have great expectations of what this law will mean for all of our young people.”
Kate Deadrich Loney, President Johnsonís first teacher, flew from California to witness the bill-signing beside her former student.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 30° 14.612′ N, 98° 36.382′ W. Marker is near Stonewall, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Park Road 49 and Klein Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on a picnic table on the east side of the Junction School at the eastern entrance to Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stonewall TX 78671, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Junction School (within shouting distance of this marker); The Reconstructed Birthplace (approx. 0.3 miles away); A River Runs Through (approx. 0.3 miles away); Generations of Johnsons A More Perfect Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Mr. Jelly Bean" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Andreas Lindig Lime Kiln (approx. half a mile away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stonewall.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This list consists of 26 wayside exhibits along the LBJ Ranch driving tour in Lyndon B. Johnson NHP. The markers are in order as you would encounter them on the driving tour..
Also see . . . Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park - Official Website. (Submitted on November 30, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.