George W. Bush Childhood Home

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Bush, George W., Childhood Home
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Barbara Bush, Laura Bush, George H.W. Bush and Joseph I. O'Neill, III (who introduced George W. and Laura in Midland) at the dedication of the George W. Bush Childhood Home
George W. Bush Childhood Home is located in Texas
George W. Bush Childhood Home
George W. Bush Childhood Home
George W. Bush Childhood Home is located in the US
George W. Bush Childhood Home
George W. Bush Childhood Home
Location 1412 W. Ohio, Midland, Texas
Coordinates 32°0′2″N 102°5′24″W / 32.00056°N 102.09000°W / 32.00056; -102.09000Coordinates: 32°0′2″N 102°5′24″W / 32.00056°N 102.09000°W / 32.00056; -102.09000
Area less than one acre
Built 1940
Architect Houston Hill
Architectural style Minimal Traditional
NRHP reference # 04000768[1]
RTHL # 15411
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 28, 2004
Designated RTHL 2004

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[2] and was purchased by the Bush family in 1951 for $9,000 (equivalent to $83,000 in 2016). 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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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Realtor Property Information

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