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By Christine Wyly

ISBN-10: 0738579165

ISBN-13: 9780738579160

ISBN-10: 1531652271

ISBN-13: 9781531652272

In September 1887, J. T. Berry got 640 acres of college land from the kingdom of Texas. numerous years past, this uncooked component to prairie were domestic to buffalo herds and the Kiowa and Comanche countries. Berry couldn't have recognized that this land may sooner or later turn into domestic to farm animals barons, oil and gasoline pioneers, and a U.S. ambassador. while Charles Oldham Wolflin married Alpha Eunice McVean a decade later and bought that very same portion of land, he by no means dreamed that his son might increase that land from a dairy farm right into a most suitable residential improvement. at the present time the Wolflin historical District is a colourful, lush local with tree-lined brick streets and stately homes. it really is domestic to a number of thousand citizens, together with descendants of pioneer households, modern day execs, and public servants who give a contribution to the humanities, are inquisitive about philanthropy, and are lively in neighborhood service.

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