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.

QUILTS GALORE

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Meeting Schedule

Dechman Day - January 2

Quilt Show - January 20, 10am - 2pm
Held at GPHO Museum

Wine Testing - February 10
Held at GPHO Museum

GPHO General Meeting - February 15, 11:30
Held at GPHO Museum

Book: Historic Grand Prairie

An Illustrated History | By Kathy A. Goolsby

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- Ruthe Jackson

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