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FRITCH, TX

... growth was attributed mainly to the recreation areas at Lake Meredith , in addition to ranching, farming, and the oil and gas ... Commission, History of Hutchinson County, Texas (Dallas: Taylor, 1980). ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 18:15 - 0 attachments

BAIRD, ROLAND WINFORD, SR.

... plant, in Fort Worth. In 1928 Baird moved his family to Dallas, where he built a modern bakery. In 1938 the Bairds built a third plant ... a ranch near Marble Falls. When it was inundated by Lake Lyndon B. Johnson in 1951, he bought another near Johnson City. ...

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FIFTH FERRYING GROUP

... on a limited scale at Hensley Field, fifteen miles west of Dallas ( see NAVAL AIR STATION, DALLAS ). On May 26, 1942, the Midwest ... its basic training and indoctrination camp at White Rock Lake, in eastern Dallas. The primary mission was the ferrying of military ...

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WEST FORK OF THE SAN JACINTO RIVER

... East Fork of the San Jacinto River on the northern rim of Lake Houston in northeastern Harris County (at 30°02' N, 95°09' W). The river ... Walker County Historical Commission, Walker County (Dallas, 1986). WPA Writers Program, Houston (Houston: Anson Jones, 1942). ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:25 - 0 attachments

ROWLETT, TX

... four miles east of Garland and twenty miles northeast of Dallas in northeastern Dallas County and western Rockwall County. It is bordered on the east and south by Lake Ray Hubbard and on the west by Rowlett Creek. Dr. Daniel Rowlett moved ...

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DENTON, TX (DENTON COUNTY)

... on Interstate Highway 35 where it forks to become 35E to Dallas and 35W to Fort Worth near the center of the county. Less than forty ... upon deep artesian wells up to the 1950s. In 1927, after Lake Dallas was constructed, Denton refused to make a contract with Dallas for ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 10/07/2011 - 15:26 - 0 attachments

NINETEENTH TEXAS CAVALRY

... John H. Reagan and served as a district judge in Dallas and surrounding counties. He had joined a battery recruited at Dallas ... used freed blacks as labor. They raided in the region of Lake Providence and Milliken's Bend. The Nineteenth saw no major action ...

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FLORENCE HILL, TX

... . Florence Hill was a mile north of the shores of Joe Pool Lake, six miles south of Grand Prairie, and six miles west of Duncanville in southwestern Dallas County. The site of Florence Hill was in the original land grant of ...

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SMILEY, TX

SMILEY, TEXAS . Smiley, also known as Smiley Lake, is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 87 and Farm roads 3234 and 108, ... Historical Commission, History of Gonzales County (Dallas: Curtis, 1986). ...

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FLOWER MOUND, TX

... TEXAS . Flower Mound, south of Denton and northwest of Dallas in south central Denton County, is a residential suburban community of 20,000 acres on the shore of Grapevine Lake. It was established soon after Sam Houston settled a tribal dispute in ...

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