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History of Dallas and Surrounding Communities

Many large cities have long and varied histories, and Dallas is no exception. Look here for information about history, historical societies, genealogy, and landmarks in Dallas and the surrounding area.
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50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F Kennedy in Dallas
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.

Walking Tour of the West End Historic District of Dallas
The West End is full of restaurants, bars and entertainment in Dallas.

What Time Was JFK Assassinated? - Time of John F. Kennedy's A…
What time was JFK assassinated?

What is the Warren Commission Report? How Do I Get a Copy of the Warren Commiss
The Warren Commission is the popular name of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy. The group was formed to investigate the events of November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. The Warren Commission Report helped the Secret Service improve their protection of future presidents, but mostly the report has served as fodder for conspiracy theorists because of many omissions and conclusions contained within.

What time was President Kennedy shot? When was Lee Harvey Oswald arrested?
When was JFK shot? What time was Lee Harvey Oswald arrested? The events of the JFK assassination happened quickly on Nov 22, 1963. Here is a brief timeline touching on the major points of the day and those following.

The Assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy
On November 22, 1963, then-President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. The presidential limousine had just turned onto Elm Street from Houston Street by the Texas School Book Depository.

Dallas Historical Society
Headquartered in the Hall of State at Fair Park, the Dallas Historical Society is committed to preserving the Dallas area's entire history.

Dallas County Historical Commission
The Dallas County Historical Commission is composed of volunteer board members who advise the local governments on matters of historical preservation.

Grapevine Historical Society
Founded in 1974, the Grapevine Historical Society is concerned with the preservation of history in and concerning the city of Grapevine.

Heritage Association of Frisco
Formed in 1998, the Heritage Association of Frisco is dedicated to preserving the history of one of Texas's fastest growing cities.

Bedford Historical Foundation
The Bedford Historical Foundation is committed to the preservation of Bedford's culture, genealogy, archives, and structures.

Farmers Branch Historical Park
A 22-acre park covering the history of Farmers Branch from 1840 to 1940.

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