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  • Warbird Weekend, which runs May 4-5 at the Henry B. Tippie National Aviation Education Center (NAEC) in Dallas, Texas, offers a unique chance to see and experience the fleet of WWII bomber types before several make their historic transatlantic return flight to Normandy to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day in June. Warbird Weekend attendees can take a trip back in time through cockpit tours and rides on these vintage aircraft, as well as experience living history displays, rides on military vehicles, and a vintage car show.
  • Faye & Scott, hosts of Harmony House Concerts, invite YOU to experience hearing this stellar singer-songwriter at their venue on Wildscape Acres on Saturday, May 18,'24, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • TCOG will be hosting an "Appointment Only" Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on location at our main offices in Sherman on Saturday, April 27, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event is open to all residents of Cooke, Fannin and Grayson counties.
  • The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to FRISCO, TEXAS on MAY 25, 2024 at GRAND PARK (7275 Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034) and will be open 24 hours a day and free to the public. The Wall That Heals honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces in the Vietnam War, and it bears the names of the 58,281 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.
  • 1889 At noon, thousands rush to claim land in the Land Rush of 1889. Within hours the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed with populations of at least 10,000. The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889 was the first land run into the Unassigned Lands of former Indian Territory, which had earlier been assigned to the Creek and Seminole peoples. The area that was opened to settlement included all or part of the Canadian, Cleveland, Kingfisher, Logan, Oklahoma, and Payne counties of the present-day US state of Oklahoma. The land run started at high noon on April 22, 1889. An estimated 50,000 people were lined up at the start, seeking to gain a piece of the available two million acres. The Unassigned Lands were considered some of the best unoccupied public land in the United States. The Indian Appropriations Act of 1889 was passed and signed into law with an amendment by Representative William McKendree Springer (R-IL) that authorized President Benjamin Harrison to open the two million acres (8,100 km2) for settlement. President Abraham Lincoln had earlier signed the Homestead Act of 1862, which allowed settlers to claim lots of up to 160 acres, provided that they lived on the land and improved it. A number of the people who participated in the run entered the unoccupied land early and hid there until the legal time of entry to lay quick claim to some of the most choice homesteads. These people came to be identified as "Sooners".