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George W. Bush Childhood Home, Midland

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George W. Bush Childhood Home is a historic house that was home to former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush from 1951 to 1955. It is located at 1412 W. Ohio Ave. in Midland, Texas.

The home was built in 1940 and was purchased by the Bush family in 1951 for $9,000 (equivalent to $89,000 in 2019). They lived in the 1,400-square-foot (130 m2) home until late 1955. It was also the earliest childhood home of Governor Jeb Bush. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. It was purchased for $100,000 to become the museum, which had its opening dedication on April 11, 2006.

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  • This site is currently closed, ostensibly not to Covid19, but rather to home restorations. Still worth a drive by to see the ordinary, humble beginnings that shaped our 43rd President, George W...  more »
  • Worth a visit. The tour guide really knows her information. I learned a lot.
  • This was an awesome find. I didnt even know this was here but came across it exploring town. It was well organized and surreal being in a president's childhood hoom.

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