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Pike Park

Stella M. Chávez / KERA News

At the Pike Park summer camp in Dallas, kids do the usual summer camp stuff -- play games, dance, draw and eat. What makes this camp different? The kids are also learning about where they're going to camp -- the once-thriving uptown neighborhood known as Little Mexico.

Dallas Mexican American Historical League

The park that was once a centerpiece of Dallas' Little Mexico turns 100 this year. Although it hardly resembles the cultural gathering place it once was, Pike Park hasn’t been forgotten.