The Heartland

What appears to be the world’s oldest and most ragged billboard welcomes travelers to the heartland of Texas, the home of former president Lyndon Johnson.

IRONY ALERT: President Johnson’s wife, Lady Bird Johnson, was the leading proponent of the Federal highway beautification act, part of which called for control of outdoor advertising, including removal of certain types of signs. You know, like maybe this very one…

Blanco County, Texas
photographed 4.18.2021

Posted on May 11, 2021, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Gotta love a good irony!

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