Promoting and preserving the rich history of Grand Prairie, Texas. by collecting, preserving and interpreting the history through committed volunteers who translate to others while maintaining the highest standards of excellence.

Robertson General Store

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Buck Robertson's Store, Robinson and Polo, Grand Prairie, Dallas County TX

The following is from a post at OurAmericanFamilies.com.

James Buchanan "Buck" Robertson, ran this store on the corner of Robinson and Polo Roads in Grand Prairie. Later he installed a gas tank. Charlene Pool Matthews remembers getting penny candy there. Buck told people that he was robbed by Bonnie and Clyde, tied up with a pillowcase over his head.

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2018 Slate of Officers

At the November 16, 2017 meeting, the slate of officers for 2018 were presented and elected. The new officers beginning January 1, 2018 are:

Elected

Appointed

 

The board would appreciate hearing from any of our members willing to fill a vacancy on the board or serve on a committee. Your involvement in the Grand Prairie Historical Organization is valuable to us. Please email president@gphistorical.com.

Upcoming Events

February

February 7 – 7:00 p.m.
Civitan Club meets

February 10th
Museum Open 2nd Saturday
10am to 2pm 1516 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

February 12
Board Meeting at the GPHO Museum

February 13, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
Relay for Life Planning Committee meets

February 15
GPHO General meeting Held at GPHO Museum
11:30am lunch and History of Dalworth High School

February 24 - Wine Tasting Fundraiser
6:30pm Held at Museum

February 27 – 7:00 p.m.
Relay for Life Team Captains

February 28
Fundraising Dining Out Anytime of the day
Beto's Mexican Restaurant
2530 W Interstate 20, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

March

March 10
MUSEUM OPEN - 2nd Saturday
10am to 2pm

March 17
Copeland Home Tour
10:00am– 2:00pm 125 S.W. Dallas St., Grand Prairie, TX 75051

March 20
Grand Prairie’s 109th Birthday

Book: Historic Grand Prairie

An Illustrated History | By Kathy A. Goolsby

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