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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMT6A_dallas-county-records-building_Dallas-TX.html
Designed by the prominent Dallas architectural firm of Lang and Witchell, this Gothic Revival style building was erected in 1927-28 to house Dallas County records, offices, and courtrooms. First known as the Hall of Records, the current name was a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMT4L_a-h-belo-corporation_Dallas-TX.html
A.H. Belo Corporation traces its roots to a small company that founded the Galveston "Daily News" on April 11, 1842. The company began publishing the "Texas Almanac" in 1857. Alfred Horatio Belo (1839-1901) bought the company in 1876 and founded t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMT4K_the-dallas-morning-news_Dallas-TX.html
On Oct. 1, 1885, "The Dallas Morning News" began publication as the North Texas extension of A. H. Belo's "Galveston News." The two publications were linked by telegraph to exchange information, and they maintained a statewide network of correspon…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJ71_central-national-road_Dallas-TX.html
During the early days of the Republic of Texas, settlers and pioneers coming from the United States entered Texas by crossing the Red River in Northwest Red River County. On the north side of that crossing was the terminus of a U.S. Military Highw…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMGJZ_john-neely-bryan-and-margaret-beeman-bryan_Dallas-TX.html
In 1839 Tennessee lawyer John Neely Bryan chose this high bluff and shallow ford on the Trinity River as site for a trading post. Finding Indians scarce when he returned in 1844, he platted a town, installed a ferry, and called the place Dallas. I…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2JL_dealey-plaza-national-historic-landmark_Dallas-TX.html
Dealey Plazahas been designated aNationalHistoric LandmarkThis site possesses national signifigancein commemorating the history of theUnited States of America1993National Park ServiceUnited States Department Of Interior
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2JK_dealey-plaza_Dallas-TX.html
Within this small park was built the first home, which also served as the first courthouse and post office, the first store and the first fraternal lodge. Dedicated to the pioneers of civic progress by order of the park board.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2JH_john-f-kennedy-memorial-plaza_Dallas-TX.html
President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. This event changed the city - and the world - forever. As a tribute to this extraordinary man, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza was dedicated on Ju…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2J7_formerly-the-texas-school-book-depository-building_Dallas-TX.html
This site was originally owned by John Neely Bryan, the founder of Dallas. During the 1880s French native Maxime Guillot operated a wagon shop here. In 1894 the land was purchased by Phil L. Mitchell, President and Director of Rock Island Plow Com…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2J6_kennedy-assassination-route_Dallas-TX.html
On November 22,1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, thirty-fifth President of the United States, visited Dallas. A Presidential Parade traveled north on Houston Street to Elm Street and west on Elm Street. As the parade continued on Elm Street at 12:30 …
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