History comes alive in Downtown Arlington! A short trek up Center Street offers a unique look at the city’s past. Part 1 explores some of the city’s founders and early history. Part 2 takes us through historic neighborhoods that are still thriving today. Along the way, there are historical markers, local landmarks, people, places, and events. From Hayter to The Hill, let’s begin the Historic Tour of Downtown Arlington!
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.
May is Historic Preservation Month! While the focus is generally on preserving historic buildings and structures, it’s an excellent opportunity to appreciate local history in all its forms.
This weekend is the Vandergriff Art Festival in Arlington. The primary focus is art, although there will be food vendors, a beer and wine tent, and live music.