Caddo indians, the first known settlers in the region, were the victims of westward expansion. Banked highway crossed the united states from washington d. Traveling on interstate 20, exit on cooper street and go north to main street and turn right. Consult an appropriate style guide for conformance to specific guidelines. The berachah industrial home for the redemption of erring girls was a facility for unwed mothers in arlington, texas. It might be a family history going back many generations with information about your greatgreatgrandparents and other members of your family, complete with photos and family. Contains citations, abstracts, and fulltext to literature on the history of the world from 1450 to the present excluding the united states and canada, which are covered in america. Department of history box 19529 201 university hall arlington, texas 76019 phone. Fort worth and tarrant county northridge, california. Discover the amazing history of you with our collection of genealogical and historical sources. I enjoyed citizenship here over 40 years ago and do not recognize it now. Special event, childrens event childrens, games, mystery saturday february 29, 2020 2.
The obituary was featured in startelegram on march 8, 2020. The master plan establishes a vision for downtown arlington as an area with a strong sense of place that is responsive to the history and future needs of the area. Cooper of arlington, texas, to acquire seven acres of land. The preface includes information about the approach and methodology of. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. History of arlington, virginia arlington is a residential suburb of washington, dc, located across the potomac in virginia. Department of history the university of texas at arlington. Welcome to arlington, a community that today ranks among the 48 most populous cities in the country, but which began life as a struggling and besieged frontier fort established when texas was still a republic. Some of the old tales that were told are now exposed and the naughty and the nice is all shown. On january 22, 1877, arlington, texas was officially recognized by the united. Jun 29, 20 best book on history of arlington, texas ever written.
While visiting arlington, you will not be at a loss for things to do. I no longer live in arlington, but i have fond memories of growing up there. Each directory has an index and ads from local businesses and includes names, addresses, and phone numbers for residents and businesses. Interview with bryan shaner texas disability history. In the 1930s, arlington downs attracted thousands to its stateoftheart horse racing facility. It was founded in 1876 on the texas and pacific railway as a market town for the surrounding farms. Before he was joe exotic, tiger king star owned arlington pet stores the eccentric bigcat keeper has a long and colorful history in the dallasfort worth area. It details the efforts by moses austin to get a land grant from the spanish and. The early history of arlington, texas arlington is one of the more wellknown texas cities within the dallasfort worth area and tarrant county.
A competing weekly paper, the arlington citizen was started in the 1930s. Additionally, the plan connects downtown to the adjacent university of texas at arlington campus, as well as growing entertainment, employment, and commercial centers within. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for. This section of the bankhead highway passed by arlington downs in arlington, texas. Unlike other homes for fallen women, women at the berachah home were required to keep their babies. Shop university of texas at arlington apparel, textbooks, merchandise and gifts at the mavericks bookstore.
Proceeds help the arlington historical society meet its objectives of preserving and presenting arlington s history. Arlington is halfway between dallas and fort worth in eastern tarrant county. Texas history groups and pages public group facebook. Berachah industrial home for the redemption of erring girls. With a population of more than 365,000 and spread across 100 square miles, arlington is located precisely midway between dallas and fort worth. It includes a history of the area and the development of the neighborhood, broken down by time periods. Ut arlington uta the university of texas at arlington. Below you will find links to some of the weirdest texas stories, but remember, the tales on. Continuing disputes between indians and wouldbe settlers ultimately led to the battle of. One of arlington s first local newspapers was the arlington journal, which began weekly publication in 1897. All arlington public library locations will be closed or closing early the following dates. Do you want to publish a family history, years of painstaking genealogical research, or an untold historical story. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over 250 million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data compiled from public records, white pages and other directories in all 50. Arlington bicentennialcentennial celebration committee, 1976.
This hidden graveyard in arlington, texas harbors surprising secrets. Great resource for anyone interested in the history of arlington, texas. Arlington attractions things to do in arlington, texas. Technically, it is not a municipality but a county, originally included in the district of columbia but returned to virginia in 1846. The ama is located in downtown arlington, texas at 201 west main street, northwest from arlington city hall. A brief history of fort worth cowtown through the years by rita cook. Arlington, tx the handbook of texas online texas state. The arlington historical society, a nonprofit organization, is devoted to the research, preservation, discovery, restoration, and dissemination of arlington countys past, and operates the arlington historical museum and the ballsellers house, the countys oldest home. The history of arlington, texas in pictures arlington, texas images of america series. Yep, the lone star state has vast amounts of strange people and bizarre sites, and they burst forth from every page of the biggest, most bizarre collection of texas stories ever assembled. Erik jonsson central library 1515 young street dallas, texas 75201. It is intended as a starting place for research on this topic.
Lots of photos i have not seen in other books on this. The following is a timeline of the history of the city of arlington, texas, usa. Courtesy of university of texas at arlington special collections. Arlington, founded over 350 years ago, remains proud of its history, even as it has grown into a thoroughly modern community.
Middleton tate johnson started the settlement called johnsons station, a forerunner of arlington. The six flags that have flown over texas during its long history are france in 1684, spain from 1690 to 1821, mexico from 1824 through 1846, the lone star since 1846, the 28star u. Telephone directories available at the center for american. Arlington baptist college, a fouryear, private, coeducational institution of higher education, was established in fort worth in 1939 as the fundamental baptist bible institute by louis entzminger, an associate of baptist minister j. The arlington art association was founded by civic leaders in 1952 with the guidance of howard and arista joyner. City, business, legal, and phone directories from the 19th and 20th centuries. The berachah industrial home for the redemption of erring girls opened on that site on may 14, 1903. An early white settlement 1840, on an indian council site, was called birds fort. Funeral home services for james are being provided by wade family funeral home arlington. January 1, 2020, new years day january 20, 2020, martin luther king, jr. Arlington, texas 76060 817 45969 dallas public library j.
From the 1840s the area had attracted farmers because of the fertile blackland in the eastern part of the region and the sandy loam. Movin mays fall one point short in national championship game chee ho, juan pulido and lee castillo, assistants. The restaurant, along with the tea garden that exists today, was a legitimate business, operating alongside a brothel as well as the casino, which benefited from the nearby arlington downs racetrack. Best book on history of arlington, texas ever written. Essays on arlington is an attempt to reflect a profile of a place ive been covering in either the arlington citizenjournal or fort worth startelegram for more than three. In fact, the arlington citizenjournal was published by george w. Documents oil patch tales today in texas history texas quotes genealogy. Join us monday, march 9 for an eventfilled day that will feature an indepth look at all that uta has to offer.
This book discusses arlington heights, a neighborhood in fort worth, texas that was founded in the late 1880s. Saxe is knowledgable in the field of politics, and his book is a definate mustread if you are interested in the local politics of an average american city. Known as top o hill terrace, the popular spot attracted gamblers as well as visitors who were often unaware of the gaming activities. The school was organized to train ministers and missionaries who would teachthe literal inerrancy of the biblean objective. Others say it was 1876, when the railroad arrived, or 1877, when the post office was established.
Texas, and the rest of the free world, celebrated on may 8. Books african americans in texas history subject and. Traveling on interstate 30, exit on cooper street and go south to main street and turn left. Leonard sanders, how fort worth became the texasmost city fort worth. I grew up in arlington, texas in the 1970s and lived there in most of the 1980s. Listed below is a short bibliography of books on african americans in texas history in special collections. Arlington white pages phone books in texas tx whitepages. Arlington baptist college the handbook of texas online.
You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. Historic tales of arlington, texas by evelyn barker, with davis. Arlington white pages arlington phone directory lookup. From thrillaminute theme parks, to heartpounding touchdowns and home runs, and everything in between, the city of arlington offers fun and exciting attractions for everyone in your crew, no matter what you love to do. The second world war in europe ended on may 7, 1945, but the official announcement wasnt made until the next day. Lone star nation goodreads meet your next favorite book.589 721 77 482 767 156 733 1429 1251 1215 1348 1341 443 881 588 318 345 1376 628 786 293 211 842 765 564 420 1341 318 340 86