Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home Is An Affordable Road Trip Destination That’s Full Of Arkansas History
Born and raised in Arkansas, Johnny Cash is an American Rock-N-Roll legend with deep roots in the Natural State. In fact, Johnny Cash’s boyhood home is a unique road trip destination that provides visitors with history about both Arkansas and the Man In Black himself. Take a tour of the Historic Dyess Colony in northeastern Arkansas without emptying out your wallet and you’ll take home memories that are sure to last.
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You can tour the Historic Dyess Colony Tuesday through Saturday at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, and 3:00 p.m. General Admission is $10 and there are discounted rates for seniors, students, and groups. Visit the Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home website for the most up-to-date information about pricing, tours, exhibits, events, and more.
Have you visited the Historic Dyess Colony to tour Johnny Cash’s boyhood home? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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