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LAKE JUNE, TX

LAKE JUNE, TEXAS . Lake June, a community that was also called June, was on Lake June six miles east of Dallas beyond Pleasant Grove in eastern Dallas County. The community was platted in 1924. On October 31, 1949, the ...

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JOE POOL LAKE

JOE POOL LAKE . Joe Pool Lake, also known as Joe Poole Lake, Joe Pool Reservoir, and Lakeview, is on Mountain Creek in southwestern Dallas and southeastern Tarrant counties (at 32°38' N, 97°00' W). The northeastern corner of the lake is in the city limits of Dallas, and most of the remainder is in the city limits of Grand Prairie. The ...

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SCARBOROUGH, DALLAS

SCARBOROUGH, DALLAS (1882–1957). Dallas Scarborough, Abilene civic leader and attorney, the son of Isaac Polk ... until 1923. Under his guidance Abilene's first city-owned lake, Lake Abilene, was built; the sewage system became a city-owned operation; ...

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FAIRFIELD LAKE

FAIRFIELD LAKE . Fairfield Lake is on Big Brown Creek about eight miles northeast of Fairfield in ... and Light Company, Texas Electric Service Company, and Dallas Power and Light Company announced the construction of a new power plant ...

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CLEAR LAKE, TX

CLEAR LAKE, TEXAS . Clear Lake is near the south shore of Lavon Lake, twelve miles ... was a principal provider of bois d'arc timber for Dallas, which experimented in using the wood to pave its streets. When Dallas abandoned the project, many residents left Clear Lake. Although located ...

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LAKE WICHITA

LAKE WICHITA . Lake Wichita is an artificial lake three miles southwest of Wichita Falls in ... the three-story colonnade pavilion. On August 2, 1912, at Dallas the Wichita Falls Water and Power Plant property, including the lake, ...

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PLEASANT GROVE, TX (DALLAS COUNTY)

PLEASANT GROVE, TEXAS (Dallas County). Pleasant Grove is a residential neighborhood in the Dallas city limits, eight miles southeast of downtown Dallas in southeast ... Road to the east. The center of old Pleasant Grove was at Lake June Road and Buckner Boulevard, but the area now considered Pleasant ...

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ESPANTOSA LAKE

ESPANTOSA LAKE . Espantosa Lake, five miles northeast of Carrizo Springs in north central Dimmit County ... a Comprehensive Look at Texas Today, County by County (Dallas: Clements Research, 1984). Marker Files, Texas Historical Commission, ...

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CALHOUN, TX (DALLAS COUNTY)

CALHOUN, TEXAS (Dallas County). Calhoun, also known as Fisher, was at the intersection of ... Kansas and Texas Railroad, six miles northeast of downtown Dallas in northeastern Dallas County. Northwest Highway is to the north, Mockingbird Road is to the south, and White Rock Lake is one mile to the east. The community was on the original land grants of ...

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DIVERSION LAKE

DIVERSION LAKE . Diversion Lake, a reservoir on the Medina River, is four miles below Medina Lake and ... Association, The History of Medina County, Texas (Dallas: National Share Graphics, 1983). ...

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