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The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours

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Address: Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic SiteLyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, Stonewall, TX
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+1 830-644-2252 ext. 229
08:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:30

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
Halifax, Canada

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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 shows how they took care of them.

Thank gjsamson
Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

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.

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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

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, barn, outbuildings, crops and livestock gave us a real feel for what life was like... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

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 the early twentieth century.

Thank L D
Stonewall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We went with another couple and were able to go on one of their wine tours. Very informative and interesting; highly recommended if you are interested in seeing how the wine is processed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

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 get to beat home made fresh baked bread. The farm is part of the LBJ... More 

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Lots of neat things at the farm-home tour-animals, gardens, kids will love it. They have the authentic famhouse and barn with all the cattle, chickens, and other animals. Sometimes they have a blacksmith there and everyone is in costume and gives tours of the farm. There is also a gift shop at the state park and a movie and this... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Sauer-Beckmann Farm. The staff is dressed in period clothing and were so helpful and informative. Our group ask lots of questions and they knew the answers to everyone. It is also a very hands on experience and a great area for the kiddos to run around.

Thank Linda D
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

A great experience to show suburbanite kiddos what life in the Texas Hill Country was like on a historic farm and ranch. Very cool to see the hens, roosters and farm animals in a working farm environment. When combined with the LBJ NPS visit and tour of the Texas White House - this a is great, educational afternoon.

Thank SteveBinkley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

See life 100 years ago - how families thrived without electricity in the hot and humid Texas weather! Visit to see the original stone structures, hand built by the German-Texan families in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Amazing what they had to do to survive - preserving foods such as milk, fruits and vegetables - while growing/selling cotton and... More 

Thank Tiffany F

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