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Upcoming Events

  • History Conference - Jan. 26
  • Wine & Cheese Reception at Sample House - Feb. 7
  • Education Meeting - Feb. 11
  • Distinguished Speakers Luncheon - Apr 10
  • Historic Home Tour - Apr. 13
  • Classic & Antique Car Show - Apr. 27 (rain date May 4)

Wine & Cheese Reception - Sample House

Please join us for a book signing with Foster and Nancy Poole for their new book “Welcome to Our House” celebrating 60 years of Sample House.

Sample House - 5600 W. Lovers Lane

Thursday, February 7, 2019

5-7 pm

Wine and cheese

20% off all merchandise, including the book

RSVP 214-528-0021 or

20th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference

January 26 @ 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Hall of State at Fair Park

The theme for the conference this year is Diversity in Dallas: Turning Points and will feature a wide range of sessions focusing on key events that shaped the city and region.

To find out more about the sessions an how to register go here.


Diversity in Dallas: Turning Points

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Hall of State, Fair Park 

Free parking is available in the lot to the north of the building. Fair Park is also accessible on the DART line. 


8:00am – Registration and morning refreshments  

9:00am – J. L. Long: Bringing Dallas Schools into the 20th Century by Teresa Musgrove

9:30am – Not Organizing for the Fun of It: Suffrage, War, and Dallas Women in 1918 by Melissa Prycer  

10:00am – Morning break, refreshments, and book sales  

10:30am – The South Dallas Good Samaritan Hospital: Documenting Multicultural Links at Inconceivable Moments by Vanessa Baker 

11:00am – Un vaso de agua: Water Accessibility in Early Mexican-American Neighborhoods by Priscilla Escobedo

11:30am – Break

11:45am – Panel Discussion--Leveling the Playing Field: The Impact of Williams v. Dallas on Dallas Politics, Moderator: John Slate, Panelists: Diane Ragsdale, Chris Luna, Betsey Julian, Mike Daniel

12:30pm – Adjourn 

Patron Reception 

This year’s patron reception (for $100 conference registrants) will be held on Thursday, January 24, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM 

at the HIstoric Aldredge House, 5500 Swiss Avenue. 

Appetizers and wine will be served, and valet parking will be provided. 

Please see the registration form below for details about becoming a conference patron. 

Click here for a PDF of the Conference information and Registration Form.

Discounted conference tickets must be purchased by January 23, 2019.

Conference: $35

Patron (includes reception and conference): $100  

Student: $20 (with photocopy of student ID) 

Education Meeting

For Members Only

Monday, February 11, 2019

“Finding the Story of Your Park Cities House: A Case Study”

Presented by Kent Roberts

The Home of Betsy and Guinn Crousen

4000 Euclid

6:30 p.m

RSVP 214-528-0021


Distinguished Speaker Luncheon
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Dallas Country Club

11:15 - 1:30 pm

CLICK HERE for Tickets

Historic Home Tour 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Tickets available in Mid-March

CLICK HERE for information

Classic & Antique Car Show

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Rain date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Burleson Park

CLICK HERE for information

AXIS Magazine 2019

Sponsorships are available 

Magazine will be printed and Distributed in March, 2019

Deadline for payment and artwork is December 15, 2018

Click Here to download sponsorship package

Or click below to pay online

AXIS Magazine Advertising:

Legacy Sponsor $2,500

Vintage Sponsor $1,500

House Sponsor $4000

Click for Other Amount

For information:


AXIS Magazine

Home Tour Program and Magazine

AXIS 2018

AXIS 2017

PCHPS is Featured in The Scout Guide

Click to see view the Magazine


2018 Car Show Video

Thank you to Pritchett LP and Chris Palmer


The Mission of the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society is to preserve and promote the history,

architecture, aesthetics and cultural traditions of the Park Cities.

Funds raised help preserve and maintain the Park Cities House at Dallas Heritage Village, support the new PCHPS archives at the University Park Library, fund the Society’s landmarking initiatives, award scholarships to Highland Park High School graduating seniors planning to study architecture or history and fund the Distinguished Chair for History at Highland Park High School.

For information:

Holiday Party



25 Highland Park Village, Suite 100-286  -  Dallas TX 75205  -  214-528-0021

PCHPS is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization

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