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There's a Book About It J. Frank Norris-Top O’Hill Casino-Lew Jenkins and the Texas Oil Rich.

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Top O’ Hill Casino was taking in over a half a million dollars on weekends In the depth of the Great Depression while Las Vegas was but a dusty crossroad in Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/8/2009

last visited: 9/28/2012

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Lucky 7Lucky 7 @ Top O'Hill Terrace Casino - Arlington, Texas

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Top O'Hill Terrace was the largest casino in the west in the 30's and 40's. It is now a Bible College. There are tours of the various buildings and museum given during the week at 2pm and 4pm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2009

last visited: 9/28/2012

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Weird Story LocationsTop O' Hill Terrace - Arlington, Texas

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The current site of Arlington Bible College was once a premiere gaming center and was considered the most luxurious “gambling establishment” in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2009

last visited: 12/6/2014

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News Article LocationsTop O'Hill Terrace - Arlington, Texas

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Gambling reigned supreme at Top O'Hill Terrace casino.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 9/28/2012

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CasinosTop O the Terrace - Arlington Texas

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Top O The Terrace is a former gambling hall / casino that entertained some of Fort Worth most notable characters. With profits from this location it is said that Benny Binion left and built the Horseshoe casino in Las Vegas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2011

last visited: 9/28/2012

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Human ErrorTop O'Hill Terrace retaining wall - Arlington, Texas

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In the 30's, when this wall was built, they did not engineer enought strength into the retaining wall. The remainder of the walls around it have held over the same time with no sign of failure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2009

last visited: 12/6/2014

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FountainsTea Garden Fountain - Top O'Hill Terrace - Arlington, Texas

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The fountain is the centerpiece of the famed Tea Garden of the infamous Top O'Hill Terrace gambling establishment of the 30's and 40's. Presently it is Arlington bible College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 12/6/2014

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Abstract Public SculpturesArlington Baptist College - Arlington, Texas

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Sculpture at the entrance of Arlington Baptist College. Very visible from the surrounding area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2009

last visited: 12/6/2014

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Cave Entrances (Artificial)Top O' Hill Terrace - Arlington Texas

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This secret tunnel is part of a network of tunnels. It is located on the present day site of Arlington Baptist College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 10/7/2009

last visited: 1/22/2015

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Best Kept SecretsTop O the Terrace - Arlington Texas

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The Top O the Terrace is now Arlington Baptist College, however it holds many secrets and a dark rich history as a Tea Garden a Casino, and former brothel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 10/16/2009

last visited: 12/6/2014

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Artesian Well Artesian Well - Arlington Baptist College

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An Artesian well on the grounds of present day Arlington Baptist College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 10/8/2009

last visited: 4/8/2011

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Guest Books Top O'Hill Terrace Museum Guest Book - Arlington, Texas

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The guest book is located inside the entrance to the Top O'Hill Terrace museum. The Top O'Hill Terrace was once a big time gambling facility that is now a baptist college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2009

last visited: 4/8/2011

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Statues of Historic FiguresJohn Franklyn Norris - Arlington, Texas

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John Franklyn (J. Frank) Norris, was a firebrand fundamentalist preacher and popular Baptist leader. He was one of the most controversial and flamboyant figures in the history of fundamentalism.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 12/6/2014

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Octagon BuildingsEarl K. Oldham Library Building - Arlington, Texas

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This building is the Library building for Arlington Baptist College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersTop O' Hill Terrace

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Marker at the entrance gate of Arlington Baptist College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 12/6/2014

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Worldwide CemeteriesHarrison Cemetery - Arlington, Texas

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A small poorly maintained cemetery with no easy street access. Road is two lane with no pulloffs. There are less than 100 graves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 12/29/2009

last visited: 8/30/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersHarrison Cemetery

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1 acre historic cemetery at the edge of a nice neighborhood in Fort Worth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 8/9/2008

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U.S. BenchmarksCity of Fort Worth Monument No. 8249

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This disk is set into concrete over a storm drain, next to a manhole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 3/27/2007

last visited: 3/20/2007

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U.S. BenchmarksCity of Arlington Geodetic Survey Station No. AR 6

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A benchmark in the north sidewalk where a bridge begins on Green Oaks, near I-30.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 12/16/2013

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U.S. BenchmarksCity of Fort Worth Monument No. 8316

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This disk is set into concrete over a storm drain, next to a manhole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 3/31/2007

last visited: 3/27/2007

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U.S. BenchmarksCity of Arlington Geodetic Survey Station AR 05

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City of Arlington aluminum marker in concrete located on the west side of Green Oaks Boulevard between Randol Mill Road and Oakwood Lane 300' south of the centerline of Oakwood Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wsp2

location: Texas

date approved: 12/22/2013

last visited: never

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Barber PolesFielder Museum Barber Display - Arlington, TX

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This Barber Pole is part of a vintage Barbershop Display in the Fielder Museum in Arlington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 2/4/2009

last visited: 1/2/2009

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Texas Historical MarkersFielder House

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Small marker on the wall of Fielder House in Arlington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 7/15/2006

last visited: 11/21/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersJ. D. Cooper House

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This marker is no longer on the house it commemorates. That house burned and had to be demolished. The marker is now in the Fielder House museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2009

last visited: 1/2/2009

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History MuseumsFielder Museum - Arlington, TX

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The Fielder Museum is housed in the Historic Fielder House at the intersection of Fielder and W. Abrams St. in Arlington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 1/5/2009

last visited: 11/21/2014

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