New Feature Added To “White Only” Water Fountain In Dallas

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CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – As Dallas prepares to remember the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a symbol to remind all of us what life was like back then was unveiled on on Friday.

Inside the the Dallas County Records building, just a stone’s throw away from Dallas’ Dealey Plaza, sits a decades old public drinking fountain.

The fountain has now been turned into a reservoir of history, at the very spot where it once only quenched the thirst of Dallas’ white citizens.

For the past decade, the county placed a sign next to the water fountain to explain the nearby muted image still visible to this day. If you look closely you can see the words, “White Only” still stained in the marble next to the fountain.

“We have the white only sign that resides here, that was part of the…

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