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Home of Jefferson Peak, Worth and Peak

Junius Peak lived in the house at 4409 Worth St., a street named for his brother. (Photo by Danny Fulgencio)

Junius Peak lived in the house at 4409 Worth St., a street named for his brother. (Photo by Danny Fulgencio)

It was the 1850s when Jefferson Peak brought his family from Kentucky and built Dallas County’s first brick home. He went on to develop much of the neighborhood, which he would name for his children: Junius, Worth, Victor, Carroll, Flora and Juliette Fowler. More on Peak can be found here(Source: City Archivist John Slate)

 

Junius “June” Peak

Junius “June” Peak (Photo courtesy Dallas Municipal Archives)

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