2010 Dameron-Damron Family Association reunion

24-27 June 2010.


Southfork Hotel
1600 N. Central Expressway
Plano, Texas


The annual Dameron-Damron Family Association reunion will be at the Southfork Hotel, 1600 N. Central Expressway, Plano, Texas, 24-27 June. The annual meeting and luncheon buffet will be on Saturday, 26 June, in the Chinaberry Room. The Southfork Hotel is a full-service hotel and a sister property to the legendary Southfork Ranch, home of the TV series "Dallas." The hotel is in and near a wide variety of area cultural and entertainment venues, as well as many shopping and dining options.

Rooms may be reserved at the Southfork Hotel. Telephone: 877-386-4383. Website URL: http://www.TheSouthforkHotel.com. Please make reservations as soon as you can. Mention that your stay is for the Dameron-Damron Family Association reunion in order to receive special DDFA rates. You are responsible for your own reservations.

The hotel offers a fitness center, outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, wireless Internet access (WiFi) and voicemail. There is on-site parking, valet parking and complimentary shuttle service within a 5 mile radius of the hotel including transportation to Southfork Ranch. The hotel provides Remington's Restaurant, Lobby Bar & Lounge.  A map and directions can be found on the Southfork Ranch website.

The Dallas/Ft Worth International Airport is 35 miles away and Dallas Love Field is 22 miles away. Transportation to and from the Airports includes taxi, super shuttle, rental cars and the Dallas Area Region Transit (DART) Light Rail. DART runs from Plano to Dallas. Currently, DART serves Dallas and 12 surrounding cities with approximately 130 bus routes and 48 miles of light rail transit. The Trinity Railway Express  links downtown Dallas and Fort Worth with stops in the mid-cities and DFW International Airport.

The cost for the luncheon on Saturday, 26 June, in the Chinaberry Room
 at the Southfork Hotel will be $25.00.
If you plan to attend please contact Cindora
Damron Creasman
by Email at
cindora1@aol.com
or by cell phone 828-361-1275
before 1 June
2010.

The Association has the Chinaberry Room from 11 - 5 with the meal served at 12:30.
Those who do not want to attend the luncheon can join the group at 2 p.m. 

Please bring any old photos, family history and stories that you would like to share.
Feel free to invite anyone interested in Dameron-Damron family history.
DDFA membership is not required for one to attend.


Amtrak also serves Dallas at the downtown station:  Texas Eagle (Chicago - St. Louis - Dallas - San Antonio - Los Angeles)

 There are several libraries with genealogical collections in the area:

Dallas: Dallas Public Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, Texas 76201.  The Dallas Public Library offers a wide selection of genealogical material.  The Genealogy Section, on the eighth floor, contains information relating to all states and counties. It also contains a wealth of information from other countries including Germany, the United Kingdom, and Canada in particular. Records are available in print, microforms, maps, and charts.

Denton: Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland Denton, Texas 76201.

Farmersville: Charles J. Rike Memorial Library
203 Orange Street, Farmersville, Texas 75442.

Fort Worth: Central Library, 500 W. Third Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-7305.

Fort Worth: National Archives Southwest Region, 501 West Felix Street, Building 1, Fort Worth, Texas 76115-340.
                 E-mail: ftworth.archives@nara.gov  Mailing Address:
1400 John Burgess Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76140.

Garland: Nicholson Memorial Library, 625 Austin Street, Garland, Texas 75040.

McKinney: Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 East Hunt Street, McKinney, Texas 75069.

Plano: W.O. Haggard, Jr. Library, 
2501 Coit Road, Plano, Texas 75075.

Richardson: Richardson Public Library, 900 Civic Center Drive, Richardson, Texas 75080.

Waxahachie: Nicholas P. Sims Library515 W. Main Street, Waxahachie, Texas 75165.

Waco (c100 miles south): Waco-McLennan County Library, 1717 Austin Avenue, Waco, Texas 76701.  The Genealogy Department is at this location.
(The genealogy department will be moving into a new building, West Waco Library & Genealogy Center, this summer but this will probably not happen by the time of the reunion.)


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Last updated 05 April 2010