Trinity River Corridor Timeline

1800's

1841 - John Neely Bryan settled on th
1846 - John Neely Bryan begins operat
1868 - Captain James McGarvey piloted
1893 - Steamboat H.A. Harvey navigate

1900 - 1959

1908 - Great Flood: The Trinity River
1911 - Kessler Plan - "A City Plan Fo
1917 - Approval of the levees for the
1919 - Kessler returns to update plan
1926 - City of Dallas and Dallas Coun
1930 - Levee project completed. Trini
1942 - Hare & Hare Master Plan - "A S
1945 - Congress authorizes the "Dalla
1950 - Reauthorization of the "Dallas
1959 - Parks and Open Space Plan: Pro

1960's

1962 - The U.S. Army Corps of Enginee
1965 - Congress authorizes the "Dalla
1967 - Bond program sets aside funds
1968 - The City of Dallas assumes the
1969 - Town Lake Feasibility Study: P
1969 - Open Space Development Trinity

1970's

1970 - Adoption of the 1969 Plan.
1972 - Donation of Trinity Levee Syst
1972 - Trinity River Greenway: A Prot
1972 - Town Lake Environmental Awaren
1974 - All privately owned land betwe
1975 - Town Lake Concept Assesment: E
1975 - Town Lake Plan.
1978 - Bond Program: Town Lake was pl
1978 - Economic Impacts of The Propos

1980's

1980 - Levee Extension Proposal
1983 - Trinity River State Park
1983 - Trinity River Greenbelt Plan.
1985 - Town Lake Study: Analyzed 4 al
1985 - Chain of Lakes Plan: This conc
1985 - Bond Program: Approved by vote
1989 - Upper Trinity River Feasibility Study initiated.​

1990's

1990 - As a result of flooding in 198
1996 - Chain of Wetlands concept: App
1997 - Lamar and Cadillac Heights Pro
1996 - "Chain of Wetlands": Approved by the Dallas City Council
1997 - The Great Trinity Forest Master Plan Concept: Approved
1997 - Dallas County Trail Plan: Approved
1997 - Lamar and Cadillac Heights Pro
1997 - Texas Department of Transporta
1998 - $246 million Capital Bond Prog
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Jul 21 2019 12:00 AM

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2019 Trinity River Kite Festival