The 1949-founded National Trust for Historic Preservation has granted $2,500 to the George W. Bush Childhood Home Inc. in Midland for consulting fees toward restoration of the Bush family home at 1412 W. Ohio Ave.
Work on the George W. Bush Childhood Home in Midland is “moving forward,” according to Bill Scott, president of George W. Bush Childhood Home, Inc. The non-profit is now steeped in research and on the threshold of fundraising campaigns. “It’s just one step at a time. It’s a slow process, …slow and methodical,” he said.
Midland-Plans to restore the childhood home of President George W. Bush are now taking shape. A group of realtors is raising money to renovate the Midland home at 1412 W. Ohio St., where George W. Bush and his family lived for several years in the 1950’s.
‘Midland can be proud of what the Board of Realtors is doing.” – Jenna Welch, Laura Bush’s mother
The prospects of the George W. Bush Childhood Home becoming a national Midland monument that would be restore precisely to its 1950s Bush years is making progress under sponsorship of the Permian Basin Board of Realtors. The concept has gained its non-profit corporation status through the Texas Secretary of State and is awaiting its tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service, said Bill Scott, a Midland Realtor who is president of the George W. Bush Childhood Home, Inc.
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