Texas Forts Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Palo Pinto: Wilderness & Wildflowers: The Legacy of Lady Bird Johnson

April 15, 2014 - 10:00am to May 25, 2014 - 3:00am
Lady Bird Johnson LBJ Library photo by Frank Wolfe

The exhibit features photographs, video, and excerpts from her speeches and writings. Wilderness and Wildflowers introduces viewers to a strong and intelligent woman who cloaked her enterprising spirit in civility and a warm, gracious manner.
Panel topics include:
• Childhood and school years in Texas
• Courtship and marriage to Lyndon Baines Johnson
• Role as first lady
• Environmental legislative landmarks
• Conservation and beautification
• "Discover America" trips

Wilderness and Wildflowers was created by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to honor the former first lady and celebrate the centennial year of her birth and is presented in partnership with Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


  • Old Jail Museum
  • Fifth and Elm Streets
  • Palo Pinto, Texas
  • 76484



  • Admission By Donation

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