Events

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Spring 2019 – April 26-27 – Dallas

Click Here to Register for the Spring 2019 Texas Map Society Meeting

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Friday, April 26, 2019

6:00-7:00 p.m. – Wine and Cheese Reception; Viewing of the DeGolyer Library exhibit: “A Highway to the Pacific:” Building the Transcontinental Railroad. Hillcrest Foundation Exhibit Hall, Fondren Library West, Southern Methodist University.

7:30 – Dinner – Ozona Grill, 4615 Greenville Avenue, Dallas.                                    ( http://www.ozonagrill.com/page/location (Dutch treat)

Saturday, April 27, 2019

9:00-9:30 a.m. – Registration and coffee

DeGolyer Library, Fondren Library West, Southern Methodist University.

9:30-10:15 a.m. – “A Highway to the Pacific:” Building the Transcontinental Railroad.  Russell Martin III, Southern Methodist University

10:1 -10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30-11:15 a.m. – Electric Interurban Railways in Texas: 1901-1948, Jeff Dunn, Independent Historian

11:15-11:30 a.m. – Break

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – “Un vaso de agua:” Water Accessibility in Early Dallas Mexican-American Neighborhoods, Priscilla Escobedo, University of Texas at Arlington

12:30 – Lunch – Cafe 43, George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum  https://gwbcenter.imgix.net/Plan_Your_Visit/cafe-43-menu/cafe43-menu-winter-2019.pdf    (Dutch Treat)

2:00-4:00 p.m. – Tour, George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum – Tour of NEW exhibit, Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House.  ($10 discounted ticket)

Parking at SMU: https://www.smu.edu/AboutSMU/Maps/

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Future Events

Fall 2019 – Sept. 20-21 – Alpine

Spring 2020 – Houston

Fall 2020 – Arlington


For further information on the Garrett Lectures, please contact Ben Huseman (huseman@uta.edu) or Brenda McClurkin (mcclurkin@uta.edu).


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