Grand Prairie Historical Organization to host Dechman Day celebration

The public is invited to a celebration on January 2 hosted by the Grand Prairie Historical Organization (GPHO) to honor Alexander MacRae Dechman, founder of Grand Prairie.

The celebration begins at 11 am at the Grand Prairie Historical Organization Museum in the Historic Jaycees Building, 1516 West Main Street.

Mayor Ron Jensen will present a proclamation followed by a presentation about Mr. Dechman.

Following the celebration, members of the GPHO will serve punch and cookies so everyone can visit.