Arlington:75 Years: 175 Years (Images of America) by Eagle Creek Historical Organization

By Eagle Creek Historical Organization

In 1834, Robert Hurd and his family members settled on a parcel of land in what's now present-day Arlington. A religious Presbyterian, Hurd named town after his favourite church hymn. within the overdue 1800s, the small city of Arlington observed development within the kind of railroads. The mid-1930s have been specially wealthy, because the city loved a bustling enterprise heart that integrated six grocery shops. The recognized Arlington Homecoming pageant started in 1946 and ran for fifty years. within the Nineties, George Herbert Bush and William Jefferson Clinton made presidential crusade stops right here, making historical past during this quiet, small city. the center of this city are available in its electorate, their church buildings, colleges, and companies, and their group park. present and previous citizens alike proportion fond stories in their small-town way of life and are proud to be Arlingtonians.

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