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By Christine Wyly

In September 1887, J. T. Berry got 640 acres of faculty land from the nation of Texas. numerous years past, this uncooked portion of prairie have been domestic to buffalo herds and the Kiowa and Comanche international locations. Berry couldn't have identified that this land might someday turn into domestic to farm animals barons, oil and gasoline pioneers, and a U.S. ambassador. while Charles Oldham Wolflin married Alpha Eunice McVean a decade later and bought that very same component to land, he by no means dreamed that his son could boost that land from a dairy farm right into a optimum residential improvement. at the present time the Wolflin historical District is a colourful, lush local with tree-lined brick streets and stately homes. it's domestic to a number of thousand citizens, together with descendants of pioneer households, modern day pros, and public servants who give a contribution to the humanities, are desirous about philanthropy, and are energetic in group service.

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