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Month: February 2020

Exposition Park Presbyterian Church

This congregation took its name from its proximity to Exposition Park, now known as the State Fair of Texas. The land was donated by the Gaston family and facilitated by the Parry family, both of which were early residents of Dallas. The church was organized in late 1890 as a mission church of the Second…
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Theatrical Production Tells Early Garland History

SELL-OUT “BECOMING GARLAND AVENUE” RETURNS IN APRIL 2020 “Becoming Garland Avenue”, the historical musical drama that played to a sell-out audience last April at Plaza Theatre Downtown Garland, will be performed again in a revised version on April 18 and 19 at 3 p.m. The play is set in 1913, 22 years after the side-by-side communities…
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Quarterly Meeting: 3/5/2020

Save the the date for our upcoming meeting with Mark Stuertz: Nationally award-winning journalist and author, Mark Stuertz. He has been a Dallas-based writer for more than two decades. His investigative reporting, features, criticism, and business process articles have appeared in a variety of publications including the Dallas Observer, Modern Luxury Dallas, the Dallas Business…
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St Paul United Methodist Church

St Paul United Methodist Church is one of the very oldest churches in Dallas. It was founded in the heart of what was to become a thriving African American community just outside the downtown business district. The community wrapped around downtown from west to north, encompassing the old State Thomas neighborhood to Deep Ellum. According…
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