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WPA Chimney / Fireplace / Coppell Texas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
N 32° 57.119 W 097° 00.067
14S E 686843 N 3647737
Quick Description: Chimney style fireplaces in Grapevine Springs Park.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/2/2009 10:12:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM64T0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN
Views: 9

Long Description:
Text from a nearby Texas Historical Marker

"The Grapevine Springs, which flow into the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, have attracted visitors for more than 2,000 years. In 1843, Republic of Texas President Sam Houston camped here during treaty negotiations with Native Americans. The treaty was later signed at Bird's Fort. In 1936, Dallas County accepted the donation of Houston's campsite as park land, and the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) built rock walls, picnic facilities, footbridges and other features. During World War II, ownership reverted to prior owners. The Baptist Foundation of Texas later obtained the land and donated it to the county in 1991. Today, the City of Coppell maintains it, and efforts to restore WPA features are ongoing. "
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