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Barron Field

Art Leatherwood General Entry

Barron Field, also known as Taliaferro No. 3, was a World War I pilot-training field a half mile west of Everman in southeastern Tarrant County. Construction began in September 1917. The field was closed about 1921 and reverted to farm land. It was used to train Canadian pilots.

Robert E. Hays, Jr., Military Aviation Activities in Texas, World Wars I and II (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1963).


  • Dallas/Fort Worth Region
  • North Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Art Leatherwood, “Barron Field,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 28, 2020,

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