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Presenting Sponsor 
Allie Beth Allman & Associates

Presenting Media Sponsor D Home

Distinguished Speaker Luncheon 

With Jenna Bush Hager

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

CLICK HERE to purchase Tickets

Historic Home Tour - Saturday, April 14, 2018

Tickets available in March

Classic & Antique Car Show - April 21, 2018
Free to the Public

CLICK HERE for Information & Registration

Funds raised will 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 and award scholarships to Highland Park High School graduating seniors

planning to study architecture or history.

HOME TOUR and AXIS Magazine 

Sponsorships are available


The magazine is mailed to 13,000+ homes in the 
Park Cities area and given out to the attendees 
of the Home Tour. 

Deadline January 26, 2018 

Click Here to download sponsorship package

Click Here to view the 2017 AXIS Magazine

AXIS Magazine Advertising:

Legacy Sponsor $2,500

Vintage Sponsor $1,500

House Sponsor $4000

Click for Other Amount

For information:



19th Annual Legacies History Conference

Saturday, January 27 @ 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Dallas History Conference: Dallas on the Move

Dallas Public Library, 7th Floor

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library 

Free parking is available in the underground garage located on Wood Street, which is one-way eastbound behind the library, as well as in several area surface lots. 

This year’s Legacies History Conference is focused on the transportation history of the city of Dallas.  Eight speakers over the course of one morning will delve into topics such as the electric Interurban railways, Braniff, and DART.  This event is sponsored by Preservation Dallas as well as numerous other gropus.  Tickets is $35 per person, $20 for students, and $100 for patrons. Patron registrants are invited to a reception at the home of Katherine and John Henry Seale on January 25.


Date: January 27 Time:

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM



J. Erik Jonsson Central Library 1515 Young Street
Dallas, 75201


8:00am – Registration and morning refreshments  

9:00am – Deadly Dallas Streets: Unfortunate Incidents, Deplorable Mayhem, and Grisly Fatalities at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Rusty Williams

9:30am – North Texas Electric Interurban Railways: 1902-1948 by Jeff Dunn  

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

10:30am – Concurrent Sessions 

The Impact of Transportation on Historic Ethnic Neighborhoods: The Stories of Old North Dallas and La Bajada by Patricia Hicks and Juanita H. Nanez

Taking Dallas Vertical by Jay Firsching

11:00am – Concurrent Sessions 

Braniff Airways Takes Dallas to New Heights by David Preziosi 

DART Subway Planning, 1983-1989 by Laura Ostteen

11:30am – Break

11:45am – Conversation with a History Maker: George Schrader Conducted by Michael V. Hazel

12:30pm – Adjourn 

Patron Reception 

This year’s patron reception (for $100 conference registrants) will be held on Thursday, January 25, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the home of Katherine and John Henry Seale. 

Designed by architect Charles Dilbeck, the Preston Hollow home was constructed about 1935, one of several Dilbeck houses surrounding a spring-fed lake. 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. 

Discounted conference tickets must be purchased by January 19th, 2018.

Conference: $35

Patron (includes reception and conference): $100  

Student: $20 (with photocopy of student ID) 

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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