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Northeast Times | November 15, 2019

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Where Southlake was born. Exhibit coming Friday!

Where Southlake was born. Exhibit coming Friday!

Southlake Historical Society is proud to announce

a Centennial Celebration Exhibit

1919 CARROLL SCHOOLWHERE IT ALL BEGAN

— the birthplace of Carroll ISD and the City of Southlake —

July 12 – September 6, 2019Southlake Town Hall lobby and Southlake Library 1400 Main Street

Please join us for

an ice cream social and reception 5-6:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 28
in Town Hall

No RSVP required. Open and free to the public.

Exhibit hours:
Mon.-Thurs. 10-8, Fri.-Sat. 10-6 Closed on Sundays, except for the reception.

Who is the little boy in the picture? J.E. Douglass Jr. grew up in the Old Union community of now-Southlake and attended Carroll Hill School. He stands outside the school around 1924 holding a flag that only came into existence in 1912 when New Mexico and Arizona became states. He is buried in White’s Chapel Cemetery.

Christian Brothers