May is Preservation Month – a time dedicated to promoting and preserving historic places. An often-overlooked element of historic preservation involves cemeteries. Arlington has more than a dozen cemeteries, and many have Texas Historical Markers. The cemeteries range in size from the sprawling Moore Memorial Gardens, with more than 30,000 memorials, to smaller sites with a few hundred burials or less.
May is Preservation Month! It’s a month dedicated to promoting historical places and heritage tourism, often led by preservation groups and historical societies. It was established in 1973 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
May is National Preservation Month! It’s a month dedicated to preserving places that have historical significance. Let’s visit a couple of historical sites on the Bankhead Highway — or as it’s more commonly known today — Division Street.
May is Historic Preservation Month! It’s a month dedicated to preserving places that have historical significance. Let’s visit some of the historical sites in Downtown Arlington. Many have Texas Historical Markers or are City of Arlington Landmarks.
May is Historic Preservation Month! “Historical Marker Monday” is a new series on my blog highlighting historical markers. This week highlights the First United Methodist Church of Arlington at 313 N. Center Street.