Dyess, Arkansas: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home

Nothing fancy here, just a very small, old farmhouse out at the end of what until recently had been a dirt road. Restored 2012-2013, opened to the public in 2014.
Address:
4791 W. County Road 924, Dyess, AR
Directions:
I-55 exit 41 toward Marie/Lepanto. Drive west n Hwy 14 for six miles. Turn left onto Hwy 297. Drive one mile. Turn right onto CR 924. Drive two miles. House will be on the left. To actually tour the house, don't turn onto CR 924 but instead continue south on Hwy 297 another mile into town. Colony Museum will be on the right. Park car and buy tickets in the Administration Building of the Dyess Colony Museum, then take a shuttle bus to the home.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 9-3 (Call to verify)
Phone:
870-972-2781
Admission:
Adults $10
RA Rates:
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Johnny Cash Boyhood Home

Famous country singer Johnny Cash, while born in Kingsland, spent his childhood in this farmhouse outside of Dyess, Arkansas. It was the filming location of the 2005 film "Walk the Line," and was purchased for restoration in 2012.

The house is mentioned in several of Cash's songs, including "Five Feet High and Rising."

[Ethan Craft, 08/16/2014]

The Johnny Cash house opened to the public on August 16, 2014.

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