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Dating sites for history lovers

Explore real log cabins in a living-history pioneer village, stand where Lee Harvey Oswald shot John F. Here are our suggestions for coolest and most interesting historic sites and attractions.

The African American Museum of Dallas has one of the largest collections of African American folk art in the United States, and it is the only museum in the Southwest devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials. "Facing the Rising Sun" tells the story of Freedman's Cemetery—circa 1869-1925—and its representation of the North Dallas community through photographs, multimedia presentations and objects.The museum tells the story of the 228 honorees who are artists, writers, entertainers, businesswomen, educators and rodeo cowgirls.They include Sacagawea, Georgia O'Keeffe, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Annie Oakley, Dale Evans and Sandra Day O'Connor.African artifacts include masks, sculptures, gold weights and textiles.There are also exhibits of African American fine art, folk art, African art and magazine archives.Investigate them on your own via informative signs near each aircraft or make an appointment for a guided tour.

Most of the aircraft fly in air shows around the country. Several of the warbirds are available for rides over North Dallas.

In the 1930s, the couple gained notoriety for robbing banks, but more frequently they robbed gas stations and small grocery stores.

They killed when they were cornered and that led to more than a dozen deaths at their hands. Kennedy was shot and killed while riding with his wife in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza.

There are seven cabins, Marine school, smokehouse, herb garden and blacksmith shop, all offering a glimpse of life in Texas in the 19th century.

The cabins are furnished with period artifacts and historical interpreters depict the lifestyle of villagers who would have lived there.

Exhibits include the 1960s with the social movements and political events of the time, the recreated corner window where spent cartridge shells were found 45 minutes after the assassination and memory books where visitors can record their own personal recollections of the event which the museum will retain for its institutional archives.