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.”
A new exhibit is of the Navasota Garden Club's 50th Anniversary. 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
November 13th Newsletter
Dr. Robin Montgomery, author of a newly published book…“Sam Houston’s Quest: The Cherokee & African-American Virtue Agenda”… will be at this Tuesday, November 13th Two Rivers Heritage Foundation’s ‘history mixer.’ The ‘ mixer’ will be held at Lynn’s Rendezvous Room at 120 Farquhar on the corner across from the Navasota Post Office. The public is invited and members are urged. Dr. Montgomery will review and discuss this latest book on Sam Houston.
TWO RIVERS “SANDBAR HISTORIES” BOOKS
HAVE ARRIVED JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS !!
The Two Rivers Heritage Foundation’s “Sandbar Histories” books have arrived and on display and available to purchase at this Tuesday’s November 13th ‘history mixer’. These books will make great holiday gifts!! The books contain over two years of the “Grains from the Sandbar” columns that have been complimentarily published in 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Lynn Hildebrandt at email@example.com to reserve copies. Quantity at this time is limited. (Mail orders will be $23.50 each.)
THIS COMING SATURDAY…November 17, 2018 – Christmas Market: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Washington-on-the-Brazos Park Visitor Center Complex: Join us under the live oaks at the Visitor Center to shop local and support area farmers. Fresh vegetables, baked goods, food vendors, artisans and much more are available from over 12 vendors. Find your love ones their special Christmas gift at this holiday centered market. For more information or to become a vendor contact Celeste Doty at 936-878-2214 x230.
FANTHORP INN Sat, Nov 24, 2018, Anderson, Texas, Twilight Fire
Holiday Time is Family Time at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site in Anderson, Texas. Fanthorp celebrates the holiday season with a journey back to the 1850’s. Activities begin at the Grimes county courthouse in Anderson where visitors board a replica stagecoach or wagon for a ride down Main Street to Fanthorp Inn. Upon arrival visitors will meet their hosts from 1850, Henry and Rachel Fanthorp, along with, cowboys, travelers from the 1800’s and personalities who will entertain with stories, music, wassail and good cheer. ___________________________________________________________
STOP BY THE NAVASOTA CITY LIBRARY TO VIEW---The Two Rivers Heritage Foundation’s exhibit “Navasota…the Town that Trains Built” from the Best Museum at the Horlock House. Portions of the exhibit are on display this month of November in the Navasota City’s Library entry showcase. The Library is located at 1411 East Washington Avenue with weekday hours, though closed on Saturday and Sunday. (Thanks so much for the help of Two Rivers’ members Alicia Zemanek & Deborah Richardson who are also Library Volunteers.)
Two Rivers Heritage Foundation
c/o Judy Reynolds
3213 Red Robin Loop, Bryan, Texas 77802-3030, or
P.O. Box 66,
Navasota, TX. 77868