Two Rivers "Sandbar Histories"
The following is an excerpt from
Governor Lubbock Captured With Jefferson Davis
Written by Betty Dunn
"Texas Governor Francis R. Lubbock had a mercurial life in Texas. It varied from one successful business to another with failure from one to the other. Once arriving in Texas in 1836, he became a dedicated Texan. His education led to being elected lieutenant-Governor in 1857, defeated as such in 1859, but elected Governor in 1861 to take the place of deposed Sam Houston."
To read this entire article and more from "Two Rivers Sandbar Histories" you can order the book. Contact Betty Dunn at email@example.com or Lynn Hildebrandt at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve copies. (Mail orders will be $23.50 each.)
Each week we will endeavor to showcase excerpts from each of the writings from the book. So check back often to see portions of the 'treasures' it contains.
NOTICE: BEST MUSEUM at the Horlock House
1215 Washington, Navasota, Texas 77868.
Any organization or individuals who would like to visit the newly organized Best Museum by the Two Rivers Heritage Foundation are welcome.
Exhibits, at this time, include the City of Navasota’s historical collection of the Horlocks, Christian Becker, Jesse and Herbert Youens, Schumachers, and Texas Rangers; as well as the Two Rivers’ exhibit of the ”Railroads that built Navasota.”
Mance Lipscomb exhibit, Navasota's world known blues singer, guitarist, songster. Those wishing to see the Best Museum please contact E-Mail: email@example.com.
Two Rivers Heritage Foundation
Officers & Board of Directors
Chairman: Betty Dunn
Secretary: Mildred Edwards
Treasurer: Judy Reynolds
John Henry Botkin
Margaret Van Wagner Eppler
May 14th Newsletter
The Two Rivers Heritage Foundation ‘history mixer’ this Tuesday, May 14th will be at Lynn’s Rendezvous Room. For those who missed the first half of the film, “The Highwaymen”, Lynn will begin the film from the beginning at 4 p.m. with a 15 minute break from 5 to 5:15 p.m. for those arriving to view the finish of the film after having seen the first half of the film at last Tuesday’s ‘mixer. Lynn’s Rendezvous Room is located at 120 Farquhar Street on the corner across from the Navasota Post Office.
The film tells the other side of the Bonnie & Clyde saga in a detective story starring Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson. Former Navasota lawman Texas Ranger Frank Hamer and Ranger Maney Gault join forces to capture notorious outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.
The College Station Seniors Exploring History luncheon will be held this Wednesday, May 15th at the Southwood Community Center, located at 1520 Rock Prairie Rd. The guest speaker is Ms. Joyce Bise with a presentation on the "Wendish Museum". If you have not reserved lunch to be served at 11:30, the public is welcome to join the lecture that begins at 12 noon. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 979-764-6351.
The Washington on the Brazos State Park will hold its 3rd Saturday monthly summer Farmer’s Market under the oaks at the visitors’ center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, May 18th.
Two Rivers videos.
The Two Rivers website now features full videos of a couple of our outstanding ‘history mixers.’ These include Latham Boone’s presentation of the history of the “White’s Man Union of Grimes County”, Jeff Carroll’s historical talk on what provisions wagon trains headed west should include, and Mary Mock - growing up in Plantersville. To access these recorded videos click on the “More” tab, then click on “Projects.” There will be more to come. You may CLICK HERE to view Videos.
Two Rivers Heritage Foundation’s 2019 membership dues.
NOW OVERDUE ARE THE TWO RIVERS JANUARY 2019 MEMBERSHIPS FOR THE annual Two Rivers “Membership Book”. May 1st is the deadline.... Below is the 2019 membership fee schedule. Log on to Two Rivers website at: www.tworiversheritagefoundation.org , click on the ‘Membership Form’ tab for a membership form. Mail to Two Rivers Heritage Foundation, P. O. Box 66, Navasota, Texas 77868.
____ Student & Senior (age 18 & under, 60 & over): ----------------------------$10
____ Individual ---------------------------------------------------------------------------$20
____ Family (2 or more from 1 household): ------------------------------------- $30
____ Corporate/Business (store, retail enterprise (profit company) ------ $50
____ Organization, Institutional, Club, church, museum (non-profit)------$50
____ Tributary - Annual donor of $150.00 (or more)----------------------------$150
____ Levee - Patron (trust, estate donations) more than ----------------------$500
THANK YOU TO THOSE MEMBERS WHO HAVE SUPPORTED TWO RIVERS WITH THEIR 2019 DUES!!!!!!! WE HAVE SEVERAL NEW MEMBERS WHO HAVE JOINED!!!
TWO RIVERS “SANDBAR HISTORIES” BOOKS
TWO RIVERS “SANDBAR HISTORIES” BOOKS Two Rivers Heritage Foundation’s “Sandbar Histories” books are available for purchase. If you are looking for a fascinating gift idea these historical books will make a great gift!! The books contain over two years of the “Grains from the Sandbar” columns that have been complimentarily offered to the Navasota Examiner weekly newspaper since August 2015 through the years 2016 and 2017. The price is $20. This is a fund-raising project for the Two Rivers Heritage Foundation’s Development Fund. The cover art is by local artist Nikki Sullivan. Contact Betty Dunn at email@example.com or Lynn Hildebrandt at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve copies. (Mail orders are $23.50 each.)
Check out our website: www.tworiversheritagefoundation.org
Betty Dunn, Newsletter Coordinator, 281-507-1671
Two Rivers Heritage Foundation
c/o Judy Reynolds
P.O. Box 66,
Navasota, TX. 77868