The city of Dallas, the site of many incredible Darling Homes communities, is also home to a multitude of historical sites with significance to Texas and the United States. From presidential monuments to Bonnie and Clyde, this beautiful city has something to offer history buffs.
Dallas has connections to several presidents and is home to multiple sites with historical significance. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination remains a fascination for Americans, and companies such as Fun Dallas Tours offer visitors the opportunity to view the site of the shooting, as well as other locations tied to the assassination including admission to The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Want more presidential memorabilia? A tour of The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum displays documents, artifacts and more from Bush’s first and second terms.
Bonnie and Clyde
Two of the most notorious outlaws in the U.S. to date, Bonnie and Clyde, had deep ties to Dallas. The Dallas Historical Society and DFW Historical Tours put the couples’ lives and crimes on display all the way to their deaths. Stops include Bonnie and Clyde’s:
- Places of employment
- Locations of crimes
Architecture, Arts and More
Dallas is a city with an incredible range of history, arts and architecture. The Dallas Center for Architecture provides options to take a walking tour through different districts and soak in the sites. Starting at the Dallas Museum of Art entrance, The Arts District tour features buildings from the 1890s to present day. The center also has tours for the Main Street district and the West End District, presenting a varied look at the city’s architecture.
Whether on bus, by car or on foot, a tour is a great way to experience the city and explore more of Dallas’ rich history.