Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie was established at the close of the Civil War on the Texas & Pacific Railroad. Its original name was Dechman, but was renamed in 1873, and incorporated in 1909. The population spurred by large defense plants during World War II.

Public recreation facilities include Lynn Creek Park, Loyd Park, and Splash Factory, feature playgrounds, picnic areas, athletic fields, swimming, boating and golf (Prairie Lakes Golf Course has gold the in the sand traps, assaying about $2.85 per ton and Tangle Ridge Golf Club is rated one of the top in the state).

Attractions near Grand Prairie, Texas

Shary-Shivers Estate

Was home of John H. Shary, known as father of Texas citrus industry, first to grow fruit commercially. Later the home became ...

Angelina National Forest

Nearest entrance about 11 miles south on Texas 147. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, canoeing, backpacking, ...

Guenther House

Historic house was built by Carl Hilmar Guenther, founder of Pioneer Flour Mills, in 1859. Restored by the company as a museu...

Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park

A log structure inn, built in 1834 before the Republic of Texas era was covered with clapboards soon thereafter. Nine rooms, ...

Bell Park Cacti Garden

Established in honor of Hershell Bell, agronomy and range management authority; contains more than 350 specimens with 15 diff...


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History of Grand Prairie 1909-2009

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