Near Stonewall in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
More than 300 Johnson guests signed stones. To protect them from the weather, the stones have been removed from their original locations.
(Upper Right Photo Caption)
Congressional leaders sign Friendship Stones, November 1966. Included in this view are House Speaker Carl Albert, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, future President Gerald Ford, and Senator Everett Dirkson.
(Bottom Photo Caption)
Apollo 7 astronauts 1 Walter M. Schirra, 2 Donn E. Eisele, 3 Walter Cunningham, and 4 Tom Paine, NASA administrator, sign in November 1968.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 30° 14.474′ N, 98° 37.456′ W. Marker is near Stonewall, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Malecek Road and Park Road 49. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lifetime of Service (within shouting distance of this marker); The Texas White House (within shouting distance of this marker); Communicating with the World (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jet Age Arrives! (about 400 feet away); Aviation: Key to the Texas White House (about 400 feet away); A Grand Entrance (approx. 0.2 miles away); What is the President pointing to anyway? (approx. 0.2 miles away); Longhorn Cattle and White-Tail Deer (approx. ¼ 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 December 6, 2015.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.