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Dalhart Army Air Field Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
Dalhart Army Air Field Marker
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — 14525 — Dalhart Army Air Field
Dallam and Hartley Counties’ generally flat terrain, thermal activity, dry, clear skies and a local bond to purchase more than 3,000 acres of land southwest of Dalhart resulted in the opening of a training site during World War II. In May 1942, . . . — Map (db m93204) HM
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — 1158 — Dallam County
Formed from Young and Bexar territories Created    Organized August 21, 1876    July 28, 1891 Named in honor of James W. Dallam 1818-1847 Compiler of digest of decisions of Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1845 . . . — Map (db m88747) HM
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — 1159 — Dallam County Courthouse
Created in 1876 and organized in 1891, Dallam County was named for Republic of Texas Attorney James W. Dallam (1818-1847). Texline, located on the line of the Fort Worth and Denver City Railroad and the only town in the county when it was organized, . . . — Map (db m93206) HM
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — 2419 — Heartland of Old XIT Ranch
Great Texas ranch of international fame. Payment made in an 1882 contract for the construction of granite capitol building in Austin. As contractors, some out-of-state investors (headed by the wealthy Chicago merchants, John V. and Senator C.B. . . . — Map (db m93238) HM
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — James R. Fox, Jr.
This is a two-sided marker Side A: He was an American pilot who valiantly sacrificed his life in China for the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression. The Chinese people will forever remember his name, James R. Fox, Jr. . . . — Map (db m93233) HM WM
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — 3509 — Mrs. Cordia Sloan Duke(Jan. 10, 1887 - July 23, 1966)
Chronicler of a unique era in the history of the Southwest. Born in Belton, Mo. At 17, taught school in Indian Territory (Okla.) In 1907, she married Robert L. Duke, a ranch hand who had risen to division manager of the XIT Ranch (then world's . . . — Map (db m93239) HM
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — 5035 — St. James Church
Organized by 1902. Church built in 1910. Previously, congregation had worshipped in other churches, a bank, and Felton Opera House. Consecrated on January 8, 1911, in first episcopal act of the Rt. Rev. E. A. Temple, Bishop of the North Texas . . . — Map (db m93205) HM
Texas (Dallam County), Dalhart — Texas Sesquicentennial50th XIT Rodeo Reunion — 1836 - 1986
This plaque is in commemoration of the Sesquicentennial, celebrating Independence of Texas from Mexico 150 years ago, and the Golden Anniversary of the XIT Rodeo & Reunion, which had its origin in 1936 as a Reunion of men who worked on the XIT . . . — Map (db m93232) HM

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