NOTICE: FREE HISTORICAL MARKER WEBINARS: Join the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and learn about the Official Texas Historical Marker Program. This free webinar series led by Historical Markers program staff will cover narrative history research fundamentals, elements that comprise a successful marker application, the role of a CHC Marker Chair, and examples of heritage tourism and preservation using historical markers. To register for a webinar, click on the webinar link below or visit our website at http://www.thc.texas.gov/get-involved/training-consulting#markers.
Narrative history fundamentals - Thursday, May 31, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Register
Role of a CHC Marker Chair - Friday, June 29, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Register
Marker application fundamentals - Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Register
Markers and Heritage Tourism - Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Register
Washington-on-the-Brazos Park will hold Farmers Markets on 3rd Saturdays of May 19th, June 15th and July 20th.
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. There are, at this time, no regular hours, but arrangements can be made by contacting the Best Museum chairman, Martha Green, at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibits, at this time, include the City of Navasota’s historical collection of the Horlocks, Christian Becker, Jesse and Herbert Youens, Schumachers, the Blues Fest, and Texas Rangers; as well as the Two Rivers’ exhibit of the ”Railroads that built Navasota.”
Two Rivers Heritage Foundation
Officers & Board of Directors
Chairman: Betty Dunn
Vice Chairman: Martha Green
Secretary: Mildred Edwards
Treasurer: Judy Reynolds
John Henry Botkin
Margaret Van Wagner Eppler
Encouraging all members and guests of Two Rivers Heritage Foundation to attend this Monday’s, May 21st, joint ‘history event’ at Anderson’s Town Hall, 102 Hill Street in Anderson at 6 p.m. Two Rivers along with the Grimes County Historical Commission and Historic Anderson are hosting Teresa Caldwell, State Coordinator of the Texas Historical Commission’s Texas Trails Project. Ms. Caldwell will give a Power Point visual presentation on the Trails Project. Many historic early Texas trails crossed through Grimes County.
Also present will be Andrea Barefield of Waco, who is the regional director of the THC’s Trails Project.
There is no charge. The public is invited. Light refreshments are being provided.
Two Rivers Heritage Foundation thanks all the members who have contributed to the Development Fund that has been established for a historic cultural center in Navasota for the preservation of historic documents and artifacts of Navasota, Grimes County and the surrounding Brazos Valley region.
This Capital Campaign, is a move for tax deductible donations to the Two Rivers Heritage Foundation Development Fund from all who would like to participate in the founding of such a history center.
Donations may be made by mailing your contribution to the Two Rivers Heritage Foundation Development Fund at P.O. Box 66, Navasota, TX. Donors will be provided with a donor tax receipt. For additional information about the Development Fund, e-mail Betty Dunn at email@example.com or Martha Green at firstname.lastname@example.org
Two Rivers Heritage Foundation
c/o Judy Reynolds
3213 Red Robin Loop, Bryan, Texas 77802-3030, or
P.O. Box 66,
Navasota, TX. 77868