Brown Bag Lecture - Coppell, Texas: A History

Brown Bag Lecture - Coppell, Texas: A History at

Join the Dallas Historical Society for the last Brown Bag Lecture Encore in 2016. Authors Jean Murph and Lou Duggan will discuss their book Coppell, Texas: A History. Books will be available for purchase for the authors to sign.

Free to attend. Attendees are welcome to bring their own “brown bag” lunch to enjoy during the presentation.

About the book:
Coppell history is rooted in peace and community. In 1843, Sam Houston met with 10 native tribes along Grapevine Springs Creek to negotiate an accord to end fighting and allow trade and settlement in the area. When Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport opened in 1974, Coppell transformed from a farming hamlet into a thriving town with expanding economic opportunity. Through firsthand accounts with longtime residents and meticulous research, the authors unfold the contemplative story of a complex and historic community.

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