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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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Meeting Schedule

Thursday, May 18 @ 11:30 am - LUNCH
Regular Meeting Bass-Hays Foundry History

Saturday, June 17, 1 :00PM-3:00PM
GPHO Dechman & Goodman Awards

Saturday, July 29, 9am - 2pm
Bus Tour of GP Historical Markers

Thursday, August 17, 6:30PM - DINNER
Regular Meeting, Program TBD

Saturday, October 7, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Pioneer Day & Museum Grand Opening Celebration

Thursday, November 16 11:30AM - LUNCH
Regular Meeting, Program TBD

*The GPHO Board meets the second Monday of each month.

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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.

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