Dallas History


What Kind of City Is Dallas?

The city where history and modern innovation intertwine, Dallas invites you to uncover its unique blend of culture, business, and community spirit.

Why Is Dallas Famous?

Learn why Dallas's diverse attractions, from iconic sports teams to the birthplace of the frozen margarita, make it a must-visit city.

The Legacy of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas

Explore the profound legacy of JFK in Dallas, unveiling a story of tragedy, hope, and historical transformation that continues to captivate.

A Look Back at the 1980 Heat Wave that Baked Dallas and Fort Worth

We know it can get hot in Texas, real hot.  But in the DFW metroplex, 1980 is particularly remembered for the oppressive heatwave that...

Why Is Dallas Special?

Discover why Dallas dazzles with its unique blend of sports, history, and vibrant arts, inviting you to explore its many surprises.


Enjoy Free Senior Activities in Dallas Parks

Gain new friends and reignite passions with free senior activities in Dallas parks—discover how these events can transform your leisure time.

Fort Worth: Exploring the Roots of Cowtown’s Past

Fort Worth is often overshadowed by its larger neighbor, Dallas.  Yet, Fort Worth has a unique story that is deeply entwined with the American...

Exploring the Rich History of the Hockaday School in Dallas

Peer into Dallas Hockaday School's transformative journey from a small beginning to a beacon of excellence in education and innovation.