Amarillo's Historic Wolflin District by Christine Wyly

Amarillo's Historic Wolflin District

byChristine Wyly

Kobo ebook | September 1, 2010

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In September 1887, J. T. Berry bought 640 acres of school land from the State of Texas. Several years earlier, this raw section of prairie had been home to buffalo herds and the Kiowa and Comanche Nations. Berry could not have known that this land would one day become home to cattle barons, oil and gas pioneers, and a U.S. ambassador. When Charles Oldham Wolflin married Alpha Eunice McVean a decade later and acquired that same section of land, he never dreamed that his son would develop that land from a dairy farm into a premier residential development. Today the Wolflin Historic District is a vibrant, lush neighborhood with tree-lined brick streets and stately houses. It is home to several thousand residents, including descendants of pioneer families, modern-day professionals, and public servants who contribute to the arts, are involved in philanthropy, and are active in community service.
Title:Amarillo's Historic Wolflin DistrictFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 1, 2010Publisher:Arcadia PublishingLanguage:English

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