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By Evelyn Barker,Lea Worcester

Historians dispute the founding of Arlington. a few say Arlington began in 1848 whilst Col. Middleton Tate Johnson all started the payment referred to as Johnson's Station, a forerunner of Arlington. Others say it used to be 1876, while the railroad arrived, or 1877, whilst the submit workplace used to be demonstrated. nonetheless others declare 1884 because the founding, simply because that used to be while urban leaders included Arlington, naming town after the house of Gen. Robert E. Lee. no matter what date one chooses for the founding, there isn't any query that Arlington has grown from its frontier origins into the leisure heart of North Texas. Highlights of Arlington's improvement contain Depression-era playing at most sensible O' Hill and Arlington Downs, revolutionary values within the Berachah domestic for Erring ladies, better schooling during the college of Texas at Arlington, and fiscal growth with basic cars. extra lately, vigorous electorate like former mayor Tommy Vandergriff helped convey expert activities groups to Arlington. this present day the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys percentage best billing with the city's different signature attractions--Six Flags Over Texas and typhoon Harbor.

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