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Top O'Hill Terrace

3001 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012-3425
+1 817-461-8741
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This place is a real treasure. Vickie Bryant has done the work and research to preserve this piece... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
vckw3
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Fort Worth, Texas
Drove through - didn't do a tour

We didn't plan ahead for a tour, but we were in the area and saw this was a highly rated "thing to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
countingmomma
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"Known As Vegas Before Vegas" Decorative wrought iron gates flanked by native sandstone guard towers lend an aura of mystery of mystery and intrigue to the location of what was in the 1930s and 40s, a gambling ground rich and adventurous, mischievous,famous and infamous.
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3001 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012-3425
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a real treasure. Vickie Bryant has done the work and research to preserve this piece of history and we can all benefit from her dedication. Her stories are fascinating and give a true picture from the standpoint of religion versus crime in...More

Thank vckw3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't plan ahead for a tour, but we were in the area and saw this was a highly rated "thing to do" in Arlington, so we stopped by. We read the historical markers, which were interesting. There is a good view of the valley...More

1  Thank countingmomma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at the Top O'Hill Terrace and we were instantly impressed with the beautiful landscape, scenery, and views. We did not plan ahead, and showed up without an appointment for a tour. The tour guide was extremely accommodating and squeezed us in, with...More

Thank Cappynmichelle
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Back in the roaring twenties and thirties the present Baptist College was an exquisite upscale first class casino with tunnels and caves for patrons to escape law enforcement officers. Bennie Binyon related to the founder of Horseshoe Casino was the operator of the 1920s -1930's...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Vickie has gathered so much interesting American historical data that will blow your mind! This place is full of drama, crime, and history that very few Americans (or even North Texans) know about. Funny that a pastor's wife would know so much about the world...More

2  Thank lscraig1
Reviewed June 3, 2017

I truly had no idea. It was so very interesting. I went with several ladies and I can't wait to go back and take my husband who is a history buff. The tour was ever so informative and I know he will like it as...More

Thank Jannette L
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

I attended the college until 1969 and even worked on campus, but I still learned things I never knew before. Mz. Bryant is very thorough and interesting in her presentation.

Thank invisible1969
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

This place is not something you would expect. The amount of information the tour guide has researched on her own is truly amazing! If you like interesting history this place is great, I wish we could have spent more time. It is a real shame...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

What a great tour. Very interesting. Amazing part of Arlington's history. This is a hidden treasure. Every citizen of Arlington needs to take this tour.

Thank Fcgrif
Reviewed May 6, 2017

This is a gem! Vicky Bryant is a great story teller. We had relatives visiting and we all enjoyed the tour. Residents of Arlington will enjoy the local history and visitors will enjoy the fascinating stories involving famous people. This is a very thorough presentation...More

Thank ChristineRose17
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Rebecca S
February 13, 2017|
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Response from TopOHill | Property representative |
Tours are by appointment. Do you have a particular day and time in mind? The latest that tours can be conducted on Saturday is 6:00. You will need to set aside two hours for the tour.
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860sherriw
December 30, 2016|
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Response from TopOHill | Property representative |
A $10.00 donation per person is requested.
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Nancyjanellehoran
June 7, 2015|
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Response from caledoniajoyce | Reviewed this property |
I'd advise you go directly to the Top o Hill website as there's a direct email for Vickie Bryant there.
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