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MESQUITE, TX (DALLAS COUNTY)

MESQUITE, TEXAS (Dallas County). Mesquite, on Interstate highways 20 and 30 and Loop 635, between Dallas, Garland, and Balch Springs in east central Dallas County, was ... included Heritage Square, the World of Animals park, Lake Ray Hubbard, and the Mesquite Rodeo, which performed every Friday and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:56 - 0 attachments

FIVEMILE CREEK (DALLAS COUNTY)

FIVEMILE CREEK (Dallas County). Fivemile Creek rises in Duncanville about two miles from Redbird Airport in southwestern Dallas County (at 32°40' N, 96°54' W) and runs north-northeast for 3½ miles, ... was diverted to feed what is now the Pin and Feather Club Lake, then later channeled into the Trinity at its present location when ...

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DUCK CREEK (DALLAS COUNTY)

DUCK CREEK (Dallas County). Duck Creek rises two miles east of the University of Texas at Dallas campus inside the Richardson city limits in northern Dallas County (at ... River, a half mile south of the Rockwell-Forney Dam and Lake Ray Hubbard in Kaufman County (at 32°48' N, 96°31' W). The terrain in ...

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LAKEVIEW, TX (DALLAS COUNTY)

LAKEVIEW, TEXAS (Dallas County). Lakeview was on Mountain Creek Lake and Fish Creek Road, eleven miles southwest of downtown Dallas in Dallas County. It was originally a scattered farming community and ...

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COOPER, MARCELLUS CLAYTON

... Cooper, the first black dentist in Texas, was born in the Dallas area on February 12, 1862. He was born a slave and spent his childhood ... Dallas in the black settlements of an area near White Rock Lake. Sometime during his teen years he moved to Springfield, Missouri, to live ...

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RODGERS, JAMES WOODALL

... Woodall Rodgers, attorney, civic leader, and mayor of Dallas, was born in New Market, Alabama, on May 11, 1890. He received his B.A. ... on the Garza-Little Elm Reservoir ( see LEWISVILLE LAKE ) and built Central Expressway, Memorial Auditorium, and the Dallas ...

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BECK, ARTHELLO, JR.

... ARTHELLO, JR . (1941–2004). Arthello Beck, Jr., Dallas African-American artist, son of Arthello Beck, Sr., and Millie (Taylor) ... of sixty-three, in Tyler, Texas, while on a trip to Caddo Lake. Ironically, Beck posthumously achieved one of his fondest dreams the ...

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JAMES, HALLOIS RHETT

... African-American Baptist pastor, college professor, and Dallas civic leader, son of Samuel Horace and Tannie Etta (Judkins) James, was ... first African-American graduate student at Our Lady of the Lake College, where he received his master’s degree in education. In 1955 ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, TX

... 289 and State Highway 75 four miles north of downtown Dallas in central Dallas County, is a 2.2-square-mile residential "island city" ... roads and built a dam across Turtle Creek to form Exall Lake before the panic of 1893 destroyed the Dallas land boom and ended the ...

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BACHMAN, TX

... was on Bachman Branch at a site now adjacent to Bachman Lake on Loop 12, U.S. Interstate 35, and State Highway 354, at the northern edge of Love Field in central Dallas County. It was located at the intersections of the original land grants ...

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