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Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston Island
Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston Island @ Dallas Historical Society - Hall of State
Nov 1 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
As a major gateway for immigration, Galveston Island was the port of entry for hundreds of thousands of people coming to America from 1845 to 1924. Forgotten Gateway considers the importance of place in the[...]
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City of Dallas Founders Day
City of Dallas Founders Day @ Dallas Historical Society - Hall of State
Nov 7 – Nov 15 all-day
Exhibit features items from the DHS collection that belonged to John Neely Bryan (1810– 1877). In November of 1841, Bryan settled on the east bank of the Trinity River, not far from the present location[...]
Pour Yourself Into History at The People’s Last Stand 6:00 pm
Pour Yourself Into History at The People’s Last Stand @ The People's Last Stand
Nov 7 @ 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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The Red River Bridge War: A Texas-Oklahoma Border Battle 12:00 pm
The Red River Bridge War: A Texas-Oklahoma Border Battle @ Hall of State
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An account of the 1931 conflict between Texas and Oklahoma that had lasting consequences. This cautionary tale provides historical context for the current trend of re-privatizing our nation’s highway infrastructure. Presenter Rusty Williams Rusty Williams is[...]
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Texas Historical Commission begins
Texas Historical Commission begins
Nov 17 all-day
November 17, 2053 – The Texas Historical Commission began in 1953 as the Texas State Historical Survey Committee, formed by the legislature to oversee state historical programs. Three years later, in 1956, county historical survey committees were[...]
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Compromise of 1850
Compromise of 1850
Nov 25 all-day
November 25, 1850. Texas’ governor signs the Compromise of 1850, in which Texas gives up its claim to land that includes more than half of what is now New Mexico, about a third of Colorado,[...]
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Square Dancing Day
Square Dancing Day
Nov 29 all-day
Square Dancing Day exists to celebrate the square dance form of folk dancing, and is a great excuse to get out and “Dosey Do”. This fun, healthy and simple form of dance with a long history[...]
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