Hall of State & Museum, Fair Park, Dallas, TX Photos

The State of Texas Building (1936) (now Hall of State) was built for the Texas Centennial Exposition and was designed by Donald Barthelme. The Hall of State is now run as a museum and events venue by the Dallas Historical Society. The Hall of State and its murals forms part of the Art Deco Exposition environment now called Fair Park.

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State of Texas Building now Hall of State run a museum by Dallas Historical Society at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Curved entrance portal of Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Tejas Warrior sculpture by Allie Victoria Tennant over entrance of Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Confederate & early 20th C American soldiers at base of pole at Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
State of Texas Building (1936) now Hall of State run a museum by Dallas Historical Society at Fair Park. Dallas, TX. Architect: Donald Barthelme. On National Register.Curved entrance portal of Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Tejas Warrior sculpture (1936) by Allie Victoria Tennant over entrance of Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Confederate & early 20th C American soldiers at base of pole at Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Coonskin-capped Republic of Texas settler & Confederate soldier at base of pole at Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Great Hall of the Six Flags in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbols of USA & Republic of Texas on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Coonskin-capped Republic of Texas settler & Confederate soldier at base of pole at Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Great Hall of the Six Flags (1936) in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Six flags gold medallion (12 ft diameter) by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbols of USA & Republic of Texas on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Symbol of Confederate States on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbol of Mexico on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbol of France on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbol of Spain on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Symbol of Confederate States on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbol of Mexico on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbol of France on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Symbol of Spain on six flags gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Texas History mural by Eugene Savage shows events from 1500s to 1936 with great beams of light dividing the time periods in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Texas History mural by Eugene Savage shows events from 1500s to 1936 with great beams of light dividing the time periods in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Eugene Savage's murals in Great Hall of the Six Flags in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Spanish & French Exploration & Colonization section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Texas History mural (1936) by Eugene Savage shows events from 1500s to 1936 with great beams of light dividing the time periods in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Texas History mural (1936) by Eugene Savage shows events from 1500s to 1936 with great beams of light dividing the time periods in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Eugene Savage's murals in Great Hall of the Six Flags (1936) in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Spanish & French Exploration & Colonization section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Christian & Anglo-American Settlement section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Revolution & founding of Republic of Texas section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.American designs on Texas section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Early settlement section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Christian & Anglo-American Settlement section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Revolution & founding of Republic of Texas section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.American designs on Texas section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Early settlement section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Texas joins the US section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Post Civil War & cowboys section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Education & prosperity section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Arts, agriculture, cotton section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Texas joins the US section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Post Civil War & cowboys section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Education & prosperity section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Arts, agriculture, cotton section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Oil & lumber section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Francisco Vasquez de Coronado & Hernando de Soto expeditions stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Friar & Indians stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Heroes of battles of Goliad & Alamo stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Oil & lumber section of Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Francisco Vasquez de Coronado & Hernando de Soto expeditions stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Friar & Indians stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Heroes of battles of Goliad & Alamo stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Ben Milam & James Long stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Stephen Fuller Austin & Old Three Hundred settlers stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Six flags Great Hall gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Early American settlers stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Ben Milam & James Long stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Stephen Fuller Austin & Old Three Hundred settlers stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Six flags Great Hall gold medallion by Joseph E. Renier in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Early American settlers stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Cowboys story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mirabeau Lamar & education stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Cotton story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Logging story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Cowboys story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mirabeau Lamar & education stories on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Cotton story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Logging story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Oil story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Confederacy story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Giant Roadrunner limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Black-tailed Jackrabbit limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Oil story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Confederacy story on Texas History mural in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Giant Roadrunner limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Black-tailed Jackrabbit limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Ninebanded Armadillo limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Western Diamondback Rattlesnake limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Texas Horned Lizard limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Javelina limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Ninebanded Armadillo limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Western Diamondback Rattlesnake limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Texas Horned Lizard limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Javelina limestone floor mosaic detail in Great Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Hall of Heroes in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Hall of Heroes in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.William B. Travis statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Thomas J. Rusk statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Hall of Heroes (1936) in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Hall of Heroes (1936) in Hall of State built for Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.William B. Travis statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Thomas J. Rusk statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Sam Houston statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Stephen F. Austin statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mirabeau B. Lamar statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.James W. Fannin statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Sam Houston statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Stephen F. Austin statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mirabeau B. Lamar statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.James W. Fannin statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Carved bench in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Art Deco octagonal ceiling lamp in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.West Texas Room Library in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Pre-Oil Texas mural in East Texas Room in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Carved bench in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Art Deco octagonal ceiling lamp in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.West Texas Room Library in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Pre-Oil Texas mural in East Texas Room in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Post-Oil Texas mural in East Texas Room in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Post-Oil Texas mural in East Texas Room in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Tiled floor in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Lecture hall lobby in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Post-Oil Texas mural in East Texas Room in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Post-Oil Texas mural in East Texas Room in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Tiled floor in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Lecture hall lobby in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Art Deco round ceiling lamp in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Lecture hall in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Art Deco seats in lecture hall in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mexican general staff flag captured at Battle of San Jacinto at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Art Deco round ceiling lamp in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Lecture hall in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Art Deco seats in lecture hall in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mexican general staff flag captured at Battle of San Jacinto (April 21, 1836) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Detail of embroidered eagle with snake on Mexican flag captured at Battle of San Jacinto at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.President Santa Anna's embroidered silk brocade vest taken from captured baggage after Battle of Buena Vista at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mexican President Santa Anna's brass paperweight captured at Battle of San Jacinto at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Shirt from time of Alamo at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Detail of embroidered eagle with snake on Mexican flag captured at Battle of San Jacinto (April 21, 1836) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.President Santa Anna's embroidered silk brocade vest taken from captured baggage after Battle of Buena Vista (1847) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mexican President Santa Anna's brass paperweight captured at Battle of San Jacinto (April 21, 1836) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Shirt from time of Alamo at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Early American fire starting kit at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Republic of Texas $20 "red back" bill signed by Mirabeau Lamar at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mexican-American War playing cards including Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott as king of hearts at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Uniform of soldier in Texas Brigade which fought for Confederacy under General R.E. Lee's Army Northern Virginia at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Early American fire starting kit at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Republic of Texas $20 "red back" bill signed by Mirabeau Lamar at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Mexican-American War playing cards including Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott as king of hearts at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Uniform of soldier in Texas Brigade which fought for Confederacy under General R.E. Lee's Army Northern Virginia at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Civil War surgical instruments used by Dr. T.B. McCurdy of Lancaster, TX at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Original copy of Juneteenth military orders freeing Texas slaves at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Campaign flag of Pres. James K. Polk & VP George Mifflin Dallas at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.George Mifflin Dallas's bicorne hat at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Civil War surgical instruments used by Dr. T.B. McCurdy of Lancaster, TX at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Original copy of Juneteenth military orders freeing Texas slaves (June 19, 1865) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Campaign flag (1844) of Pres. James K. Polk & VP George Mifflin Dallas (both proponents of Texas statehood) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.George Mifflin Dallas's bicorne hat (early 19th C) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz bronze bust at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Tenor Art Deco statue & Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Esplanade Fountain between Centennial & Automobile Halls with Hall of State in distance all built for Texas Centennial Exposition building at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.
Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz bronze bust (1946) at Dallas Historical Society Museum in Hall of State in Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Tenor Art Deco statue & Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.Esplanade Fountain between Centennial & Automobile Halls with Hall of State in distance all built for Texas Centennial Exposition building (1936) at Fair Park. Dallas, TX. Style: Art Deco. Architect: George Dahl. On National Register.

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