Nestled among the shade trees and quaint houses on Ohio Avenue at G Street stands a small piece of American history. Built in 1939, the house would later become home to George H.W. and Barbara Bush and their sons, George W., Jeb and Neil and their daughter Pauline. And as people know, both George Bushes would go on to become president of the United States. Now, the George W. Bush Childhood Home recalls the younger Bush’s early days spent in Midland, while also serving as a time capsule. Read more: Bush Childhood Home celebrates a decade of history and legacy - MRT.com: Culture http://www.mrt.com/life/culture/article_a2bd0126-fdcf-11e5-bb82-af83954b3c88.html#ixzz45iW942fy Under Creative Commons License: Attribution
Community involvement: George W. Bush Childhood Home volunteer coordinator for nine years; chairwoman of the Daughters of the American Revolution Col. Theunis Dey Chapter’s Fourth of July Children’s Parade for 41 years; four-year member of the Midland Chamber of Commerce’s Star-Spangled Salute committee; 41-year member, 4-year-old Sunday School teacher and God Bless Midland campaign member at First United Methodist Church; Girl Scout troop leader for 13 years and Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest Woman of Distinction; 16-year member of the Midland ISD PTAs and Midland City Council PTA; president of the Kappa Delta alumnae chapter; and member of the Midland County Republican Women.
Read more: 52 FACES: Gayle Dodson, George W. Bush Childhood Home volunteer coordinator - MRT.com: Know A Volunteer? http://www.mrt.com/52faces/article_cf214a26-f59a-11e4-a144-dfd137e343a9.html#ixzz3bFLSluF1
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The former President was in Midland, TX on November 17th for a booksigning event for his new book "41: A portrait of My Father". Earlier in the day he visited his childhood home where he was interviewed by Fox News' Greta Van Susteren.
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