|The archives collects and preserves the history of Irving, its residents, and its predecessor communities, making this information available to all individuals who have an interest in it.||One of the finest repositories of African-American culture and heritage in the state, this facility was created to honor the history of the area settled in 1850 by freed slaves.||One of the largest equestrian sculptures in the world. Adjacent to the sculpture, is the Mustangs of Las Colinas Museum.||President
John F. Kennedy was killed by a bullet from a sniper’s rifle on
Nov. 22, 1963 in Dallas.
On that day, what
seemed to be another ordinary day began at a small home in Irving, Texas. By that afternoon the shocking events of the day would inexorably change the lives of those in the home.