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On Track Newsletter

On Track is a quarterly publication of the Garland Landmark Society, filled with features and pictures delving into Garland history and information on activities of the Society. Now edited by Robert D. Compton, a member of the Landmark Society's board of directors, it also prints short news items from the files of community newspapers of the past, dating to the 1800s.

Below are links to download past and current issues of On Track newsletter:

Volume 17, Number 4
  •  Charles Garrett, Garland’s “Indiana Jones" 
Volume 17, Issue 3
  •  Garland Tamale Man John L. Carpenter
Volume 10, Issue 4
  • A new address, a new look
  • A signature symbol for downtown entryway
  • The man who gave an elementary school its name
Volume 10, Issue 3
  • The oldest established . . .
  • High-jacked! Reprieved from demolition, period houses await new fate
Volume 17, Issue 2
  • Garland shark fossils - Paleontology
Volume 10, Issue 2
  • All Aboard! Next Stop: 6th Street at Landmark Depot Crossing
  • Dallas Dealey Plaza: Two new beginnings for Lyndon Johnson
  • Garland Central Park Gets “Legacy” Designation
  • President Janice Black, other Landmark officers, re-elected
Volume 17, Issue 1
  • Hatton W. Sumners
Volume 10, Issue 1
  • When War Came. Defense plants fueled Garland’s growth
Volume 8, Issue 2
  • Fair Park, then and now. RESTORER TRACES HISTORY OF DALLAS PARK
  • HISTORICAL QUARTERLY PRAISES LANDMARK’S KATE JAMES BOOK
  • Times remembered, from the Garland Landmark Society Photo Archives
  • New book tells the story of Garland football from 1906 through 2009
  • Randy Howald: Landmark’s Webmaster
  • New exhibits underway, more planned for depot
  • Roosevelt's NRA (National Recovery Act)
  • Sic transit gloria arboris. Farewell, Good Cemetery Oak
  • Roach Feed & Seed: Changing with city
  • What lies beneath Garland’s Public Square?
Volume 9, Issue 4
  • The Way We Were: Landmark’s Legacy Created in 1972 to co!ect and preserve the city’s history, Society nears its 40th anniversary
  • In Memoriam: Mary Ann Wooldridge
  • Constables, Sheriffs and the Law in Early Garland
Volume 9, Issue 3

Site Seeing. Landmark’s new website offers much information, easy access

Volume 8, Issue 4a
  • IN MEMORY OF A BOY, A GARLAND PARK
  • LANDMARK MOURNS WEBSITE CREATOR. HOWALD LAUNCHED MUSEUM’S PAGES IN 2005
  • Landmark member’s search led to story
  • Garland Little League, then and now
  • Roach Feed & Seed: A work in progress
Volume 8, Issue 4
  • The Maimed Attraction. Prized Pu!man rots away for lack of renovation funds
  • NEW OFFICERS NAMED TO FILL TREASURER, SECRETARY POSITIONS
  • Sachse museum nearing its fifth birthday
Volume 16, Issue 1
  • Garland Shopping Center from 1951 to the present
Volume 15, Issue 2
  • Cook's Forest Lane Cafe
  • The Way We Were
Volume 15, Issue 1
  • The Time It Never Rained - Texas' Historic 1950's Drought
  • A Man Paid to Make It Rain
  • What Lies Beneath,Garland topsoil covers millions-years history
  • Spring Creek Preserve protects ecosystem
  • Ancient axe added to Landmark collection
  • Phil McMullen Built His Dream House and Warren Ling has re-imagined it
 
 
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