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Dallas in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hall of State

 
 
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
1. Hall of State Marker
Inscription.  

Construction of this building, which served as the focal point of the 1936 Texas Centennial Central Exposition, was approved by the State Legislature to be "Texanic in proportion and centennial in character." Designed by a team of Dallas architects, it is built of native Texas materials with ornamental representations of commerce and history. Completed during the 1930s Depression, it is one of the best examples of Art Deco architecture in Texas.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980
 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6732.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationEntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 32° 46.844′ N, 96° 45.674′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from Grand Avenue. The marker is on the outside wall of the Hall of State building on the Texas state fairgrounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3939 Grand Avenue, Dallas TX 75210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
2. Hall of State Marker
walking distance of this marker. A Tribute to Texas Women in the Civil War (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Centennial Exposition (approx. 0.2 miles away); Continental D.A.R. House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fabulous Quarter Horse Steel Dust (approx. ¼ mile away); State Fair of Texas (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Frank E. Rutherford Veterinary Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); WRR Radio (approx. 0.3 miles away); Communications in Dallas (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
3. Hall of State building
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
4. Hall of State building
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
5. Hall of State building
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
6. Hall of State building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 29 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 13, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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