Tag: Dallas TX Street Names

EUGENE MARSHALL, Recalls Early Street

30 October 2018

“On July 23, 1864, the ship Bellone, that had set sail from Antwerp, Belgium docked in the Boston Harbor. On the ship was a 21-year-old, registered as a farmer from Hanover, Germany. His name was Carl Ernst Friedrich (Fritz) Miltner, born in Celle, Germany. Fritz was my great-grandfather,” according to Eugene Marshall. “Fritz accepted a […]

POYDRAS Street’s Name Honors Louisianian

11 June 2018

POYDRAS STREET, for many years a chief north-south axis running one block east of and parallel to Lamar Street in downtown Dallas, is ap­propriately named for one of the most noted mercantile, poetic, and political figures in the province, then state, of Louisiana. Just how the name of this Frenchman was even thought of is […]