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Polly Smith – A Texas Journey 12:06 am
Polly Smith – A Texas Journey @ Dallas Historical Society
Feb 1 @ 12:06 am – May 27 @ 1:06 am
 
Alamo founded
Alamo founded
May 1 all-day
May 1, 1718 – The San Antonio de Valero mission, of which the building known as the Alamo was the chapel, is founded in San Antonio.
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Pour Yourself Into History at the Quarter Bar 6:00 pm
Pour Yourself Into History at the Quarter Bar @ The Quarter Bar
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Dallas Historical Society for happy hour around town to learn and discuss the unique heritage of Dallas in a fun, relaxed and enjoyable setting. Come eat, drink, and help support a local business[...]
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Cemetery Walking Tour 10:00 am
Cemetery Walking Tour
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This is a walking tour only.  Participants will meet at the designated cemetery for the tour.   $15.00 Member price $25.00 Non-Member price
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Making Neighborhoods Stronger by Preserving Historic Sacred Places 12:00 pm
Making Neighborhoods Stronger by Preserving Historic Sacred Places @ Hall of State
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Discover how Dallas’ historic sacred places have found new ways to fulfill the needs of their ever-changing neighborhoods through decades of change. A 90 minute workshop on Community Engagement and Asset Mapping will follow the[...]
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International Nurses Day
International Nurses Day
May 12 all-day
The History of International Nurses Day It all began in 1953, when Dorothy Sutherland, an official with the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, contacted President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposing he proclaim a “Nurses’[...]
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Battle of Palmito Ranch
Battle of Palmito Ranch
May 13 all-day
13 May 1865 — The last land engagement of the Civil War was fought at the Battle of Palmito Ranch in far south Texas, more than a month after Gen. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, VA.
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Capital dedicated
Capital dedicated
May 16 all-day
16 May 1888 — The dedication of the present state capitol in Austin ended seven years of planning and construction. The building was funded with the sale of 3,000,000 acres of land in north Texas,[...]
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Museum Day
Museum Day
May 18 all-day
Few places in our world are more educational than museums. After all, where else could we hope to see so many pieces of actual history that tell so many stories about our ancestors? From prehistoric[...]
An Evening With…Preserving Munger Place 6:30 pm
An Evening With…Preserving Munger Place @ Hall of State
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Preserving Munger Place with Virginia McAlester
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Preservation Success Stories 1:00 pm
Preservation Success Stories
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This bus tour of Dallas explores the efforts that have gone into saving our historic resources, including individual buildings, historic neighborhoods and districts. The tour will examine some of the $500,000,000 in historic rehabilitation projects[...]
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Running with Bonnie and Clyde 9:00 am
Running with Bonnie and Clyde
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Uncover the lives of the famous outlaw lovers from Dallas, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, with author John Neal Phillips.  Tour will include lunch. $50.00 Member $60.00 Non-Member
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