On display at Lynn’s Rendezvous Room is an historic quilt donated to the DAR by Dorothy Arrington Hassel to be raffled off to raise funds for the World War I Memorial scheduled to be erected in Historic Anderson Park. The quilt was made by the Ladies of the Grimes County Heritage Association back in the 1980’s. The quilt blocks represent all the historic entities and industries of Grimes County. Tickets will be available at this coming Tuesday’s Two Rivers Heritage Foundation ‘history mixer’. $10 per ticket or $50 for 6 tickets. Support the meaningful DAR World War I Memorial fund that will recognize the 100th years of 1917-18.
The Montgomery Historical Society meets this Thursday evening, the 19th, at 7 p.m. at the Old Baptist Church located on Pond Street in Montgomery. The public is welcome. Two Rivers Heritage Foundation members and guests have been invited.
Floyd Montgomery, who recently relocated to Montgomery from Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the guest speaker. Montgomery plans to open a museum in Montgomery to display his collection and other items relating to the name Montgomery including everything from matchbook covers to figurines to Montgomery family histories. Montgomery is of Scottish descent and will wear his kilt at the Society’s meeting this Thursday.
will have a Farmers Market
this 3rd Saturday
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, visit Texas Historical Commission website at http://www.thc.texas.gov/get-involved/training-consulting#markers.
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
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, and Texas Rangers; as well as the Two Rivers’ exhibit of the ”Railroads that built Navasota.”
A new exhibit of the Navasota Garden Club's 50th Anniversary.
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
Joyce Boatright, a Two Rivers member, will tell about a Veterans History Project at this coming Tuesday’s ‘history mixer’ of the Two Rivers Heritage Foundation. The ‘mixer’ will be held at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s family center in the 400 block of McAlpine Street in Navasota. Joyce is working with the local VFW to gather local Grimes County oral history stories with relationship to the same goal as the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D. C. The ‘mixer’ will be held from 5:15 to 6:45. Members are asked to bring a friend.
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