Arlington has a vibrant history! Check out a photo tour of our Historical Markers and Local Landmarks. More coming soon!
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Texas Historical Markers in Arlington
Links to the Historical Marker text are after the photos.
Links to Historical Markers text
- City of Arlington
- Andrew Hayter
- Colonel Neel E. Kearby
- Dalworthington Gardens
- Mount Olive Baptist Church
- The Hill
- Site of Berachah Home and Cemetery
- Bankhead Highway Through Arlington
- The University of Texas at Arlington
- Rehoboth Cemetery
- Booker T. Washington School
- Marrow Bone Spring
- Site of Arlington Downs Racetrack
- First Baptist Church of Arlington
- Arlington Cemetery
- First United Methodist Church of Arlington
- Woods Chapel Baptist Church
- Top O’ Hill Terrace
- Fielder House
Founders Plaza pays tribute to Andrew Hayter, the Father of Arlington, and six of Arlington’s founding families.
The six famililes represented in Founders Plaza are the Rose, Rankin, Cooper, Collins, Ditto, and Rogers families.
Fielder House Museum
Fielder House Museum is home to the Arlington Historical Society. The museum has exhibits about Arlington’s history, and the house itself (built in 1914) is a Texas Historic Landmark.
Arlington’s World War II Memorial
Arlington’s World War II Memorial consists of four plaques and a life-sized bronze statue.
- Colonel Neel E. Kearby’s Texas Historical Marker and life-sized bronze statue.
- A plaque paying tribute to heroes from Arlington who gave the ultimate sacrifice in World War II.
- A plaque explaining how the North Texas Agricultural College (1923-1949), now UTA, got involved with the wartime efforts and their impact.
- A plaque, “In Memoriam – Lest We Forget,” paying tribute to the service and sacrifice of the men and women of Arlington who entered the Armed Forces.
Colonel Neel E. Kearby life-size bronze statue and historical marker
Photos by Jason S. Sullivan