Spring 2019 – April 26-27 – Dallas
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/
- No hotel block has been booked for the spring meeting. The closest hotels to SMU are:
- Magnolia Hotel: https://magnoliahotels.com/dallas-park-cities/.
Fall 2019 – Sept. 20-21 – Alpine
Spring 2020 – Houston
Fall 2020 – Arlington
For further information on the Garrett Lectures, please contact Ben Huseman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Brenda McClurkin (email@example.com).