Johnny Cash’s Childhood Home Added To The National Register of Historic Places


Rock The Vote: Johnny Cash

The Man in Black’s boyhood dwelling has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program introduced Friday that the house in Dyess the place nation music icon Johnny Money lived from age three via highschool has been added to the register. Dyess is a small Arkansas city near the Tennessee border.

The five-room farmhouse was in-built 1934 as half of the Dyess Resettlement Colony by the Federal Emergency Reduction Administration.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette stories that the home is owned by Arkansas State College, which spent $575,000 to purchase, restore, furnish and panorama the property.

Money died in 2003 at age 71 after an extremely profitable musical profession. Amongst his many hit songs have been “I Stroll the Line” and “Ring of Hearth.”


Info from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette,



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