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By Eagle Creek Historical Organization

ISBN-10: 0738552011

ISBN-13: 9780738552019

In 1834, Robert Hurd and his kin settled on a parcel of land in what's now present-day Arlington. A religious Presbyterian, Hurd named the city after his favourite church hymn. within the past due 1800s, the small city of Arlington observed growth within the kind of railroads. The mid-1930s have been in particular wealthy, because the city loved a bustling company heart that incorporated six grocery shops. The recognized Arlington Homecoming pageant started in 1946 and ran for fifty years. within the Nineteen 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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