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The preserved Depression-era community Dyess Colony boasts the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, restored, and refurnished to look just as it did when the Cash family took residence there. The home is part of the greater Dyess Colony, a housing project built during the New Deal era resurrected here through restoration of several historic buildings that opened to visitors in August 2014.

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Johnny Cash Boyhood Home

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The preserved Depression-era community Dyess Colony boasts the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, restored, and refurnished to look just as it did when the Cash family took residence there. The home is part of the greater Dyess Colony, a housing project built during the New Deal era resurrected here through restoration of several historic buildings that opened to visitors in August 2014.