Posts Tagged ‘ Fourth of July ’

Snapshots: Before the Great Downtown Fire, July 4th, 1911

Snapshots: Before the Great Downtown Fire, July 4th, 1911

July 4 ,1911- Mayor Jonah Woolsey (second from left) addresses a large crowd gathered at Main Avenue and Baylor (now Third) Street, during three hours of speeches in celebration of the holiday. Later that evening, stray sparks from fireworks at Memorial Park would light several piles of unused bunting afire next to the Geo. Hardlin…

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Friday Facts: Delays, Tags, Dial Tones

Friday Facts: Delays, Tags, Dial Tones

:: This year’s Fourth of July fireworks display has been moved to Saturday, at 9pm, at Founder’s Pier. :: Number of times throughout the years that the City’s fireworks display has been postponed due to the weather: 7 :: Estimated boost in attendance this will bring to the Lithuanian Pride Festival, which had already been…

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Where to Watch the Fireworks

Where to Watch the Fireworks

Yes, there is a second round of official, city-sponsored fireworks at Founder’s Pier on the riverfront this Wednesday at 8:30 pm, but you’ve seen those before. It’s an okay show, but why not try something a bit different? – The fireworks after the Elms (probably) lose to the Millionaires at County Stadium will likely be…

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