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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20UK_mccree-cemetery_Dallas-TX.html
The first land for this cemetery was granted by Mahulda Bonner McCree in 1866. At least two burials, for John Henry Jones (d. 1862) and Elizabeth McCullough (d. 1864), occurred before the graveyard was formally deeded. Over the years, the cemetery…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZKW_addison-state-bank_Addison-TX.html
This building was completed in 1913 to house the Addison State Bank, which had been organized the previous year to serve the new railroad community of Addison. After the bank's demise in 1926, the brick commercial structure served as a mercantile …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/tmp-6929c_hamilton-park-community_Dallas-TX.html
Located ten miles north of downtown Dallas, the African American community of Hamilton Park began as the White Rock Farming Settlement. In the 1940s and 1950s, racial violence in the South Dallas community of Queen City and the discriminatory disp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UKY_tenth-street-historic-district-freedmans-town-historical_Dallas-TX.html
The first African Americans to live in Oak Cliff were slaves, brought here by settlers such as William H. Hord in 1845 to work the land. The neighborhood that grew here became known as the Tenth Street District. An important African American encla…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UCX_oath-of-office-of-president-johnson-historical_Dallas-TX.html
Near this point on November 22, 1963, Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson took the oath of office as 36th President of the United States. He is the first Texan to hold the office of President.      The ceremony was held in the central compa…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UCW_texas-first-airmail-and-passenger-service-historical_Dallas-TX.html
Love Field witnessed two "firsts" in Texas aviation history. National Air Transport (later became United Air Lines) on May 12, 1926, inaugurated first airmail service in Texas, and on Sept. 1, 1927, flew the first passengers and express.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UCV_love-field-historical_Dallas-TX.html
Believing the city's success was linked to its transportation system, Dallas leaders made early efforts to secure a future within the burgeoning field of aviation. Oak Cliff resident Frank McCarroll made his first flight in 1903. In 1910, he and t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UBI_florence-ranch-home-historical_Mesquite-TX.html
David W. (1848-1932) and Julia Savannah (Beaty) Florence (1850-1914) built the first portion of this ranch house in 1871-72 after moving here from Van Zandt County. Elaborate wood trim decorates the gallery of the simple frame structure. The house…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UAY_love-field-airman-memorial-a-war-memorial_Dallas-TX.html
Love — Field Named in honor of Moss Lee Love First Lieutenant United States Cavalry Virginia 1879          1913 2nd Lieut. Arthur Anthony Sego, Jr. A.S.A., R.M.A. Born 1894 — Died 1918 2nd Lieut. John Maxwell Wide…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1TN6_abraham-carver-cemetery-historical_Dallas-TX.html
Twenty-one graves have been located in the Abraham Carver Cemetery which covers one-half acre of land and contains six generations of Carver family members. The earliest marked grave is that of Abraham Carver (1806-1883), who came to Texas in 1844…
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