By Christine Wyly

ISBN-10: 0738579165

ISBN-13: 9780738579160

ISBN-10: 1531652271

ISBN-13: 9781531652272

In September 1887, J. T. Berry got 640 acres of college land from the country of Texas. a number of years previous, this uncooked part of prairie were domestic to buffalo herds and the Kiowa and Comanche international locations. Berry couldn't have recognized that this land could someday turn into domestic to farm animals barons, oil and fuel pioneers, and a U.S. ambassador. whilst Charles Oldham Wolflin married Alpha Eunice McVean a decade later and bought that very same element of land, he by no means dreamed that his son might boost that land from a dairy farm right into a most effective residential improvement. this day the Wolflin old 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 serious about philanthropy, and are energetic in neighborhood service.

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