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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. City officials and the Dallas Mexican American Historical League gather Saturday to celebrate its centennial.