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December 2013

Learn About a Granbury Woman’s Contributions During the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance

2013-12-20T17:44:53+00:00

During the Roaring ‘20s, Josephine Cogdell of Granbury moved to New York City. There, she met and married George Schuyler and contributed to Harlem’s cultural renaissance. Josephine and George were writers, and Josephine was a writer and artist. Their daughter, Phillipa, became a musical prodigy known as the “little Harlem genius.” Because Josephine had entered [...]

Learn About a Granbury Woman’s Contributions During the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance 2013-12-20T17:44:53+00:00

2013 Party on the Peak Raises $42,000 for Historic Preservation

2013-12-20T17:37:06+00:00

  At Preserve Granbury’s Fifth annual Party on the Peak atop Comanche Peak on Oct. 5, 390 people had fun touring, eating, and dancing. Amidst all the fun, attendees raised approximately $42,000 for Preserve Granbury’s historic preservation projects and its educational and advocacy efforts in Hood County. National Chuck Wagon Cook Homer Robertson, along with other [...]

2013 Party on the Peak Raises $42,000 for Historic Preservation 2013-12-20T17:37:06+00:00

October 2013

Learn How Native American History in Texas Evolved into Legends, Myths, and Movies

2013-10-29T22:45:07+00:00

Attend Special Educational Seminars Presented by Preserve Granbury Preserve Granbury will present four seminars in November and December that will delve into Texas and Comanche history and examine how actual events became the stuff of legendary Texas folklore. The first seminar is Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Hood County Library. It will feature [...]

Learn How Native American History in Texas Evolved into Legends, Myths, and Movies 2013-10-29T22:45:07+00:00

Grand Opening of “Comanche Nation” Exhibit

2013-10-17T17:22:51+00:00

Preserve Granbury is proud to bring a special exhibit, "Comanche Nation: The Story of Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker," to the Langdon Center from Oct. 26 through Dec. 18. The exhibit will be open Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. You’re [...]

Grand Opening of “Comanche Nation” Exhibit 2013-10-17T17:22:51+00:00

July 2013

Party on the Peak : October 5th

2013-10-01T21:42:42+00:00

Preserve Granbury has reached full capacity for the 2013 Party on the Peak. We are taking names on a waiting list in case someone can't make the party. If you'd like to put your name on the 2013 Party on the Peak waiting list, please email marysaltarelli@preservegranbury.org Thank you all for your support of Preserve [...]

Party on the Peak : October 5th 2013-10-01T21:42:42+00:00

June 2013

Preserve Granbury Presented $35,334 in Cash Preservation Donations to the City of Granbury

2013-06-04T19:48:54+00:00

Preserve Granbury presented $9,334 to the City of Granbury for use in rehabilitating the historic houses at Lambert Branch Park and $26,000 to the city for use in rehabilitating the 1882 A.P. Gordon House and other historic buildings at the Langdon Center. Preserve Granbury  presented the cash donations to the city during the May 7 [...]

Preserve Granbury Presented $35,334 in Cash Preservation Donations to the City of Granbury 2013-06-04T19:48:54+00:00

Preserve Granbury Presented Six Preservation Awards at 2013 Annual Picnic

2013-06-04T19:04:46+00:00

  Fifty members and guests enjoyed beautiful weather, good food, and an update on restoration of the historic buildings at Lambert Branch Park during Preserve Granbury's 2013 Preservation Picnic at Lambert Branch Park on May 11. On behalf of Preserve Granbury's directors and members,  President Claudia Southern, First Vice President Diane Lock and Second Vice President [...]

Preserve Granbury Presented Six Preservation Awards at 2013 Annual Picnic 2013-06-04T19:04:46+00:00

April 2013

Enjoy Preserve Granbury’s Annual Preservation Picnic and Membership Meeting Saturday, May 11

2013-04-05T21:53:19+00:00

You’re invited to Preserve Granbury’s fourth annual Preservation Picnic on Saturday, May 11 at noon at Lambert Branch Park in Granbury. The picnic will be preceded by Preserve Granbury’s annual membership meeting at 11 a.m., where directors will be elected for three-year terms. The Preservation Picnic lunch will be free for members of Preserve Granbury [...]

Enjoy Preserve Granbury’s Annual Preservation Picnic and Membership Meeting Saturday, May 11 2013-04-05T21:53:19+00:00

Preserve Granbury Now Accepting Nominations for Annual Preservation Awards

2013-04-05T21:31:51+00:00

Preserve Granbury is now accepting nominations for the group’s annual preservation awards, which will be presented at the group’s annual Membership Meeting and Preservation Picnic on May 11, during national Historic Preservation Month. Nominations must be submitted by April 18. Awards will be presented in two categories: Preservationist of the Year and Preservation Project of [...]

Preserve Granbury Now Accepting Nominations for Annual Preservation Awards 2013-04-05T21:31:51+00:00

February 2013

Rehabilitation Begins on Historic Houses at Lambert Branch Park

2013-02-19T22:53:26+00:00

City of Granbury professionals are beginning rehabilitation work on the front porch of the Nutt-Walley House at Lambert Branch Park—see photo! Preserve Granbury donated $4,666 in 2010 to the City of Granbury for use in rehabbing the historic houses at the park. An additional $9,334 of Preserve Granbury’s original $14,000 pledge will be forwarded to [...]

Rehabilitation Begins on Historic Houses at Lambert Branch Park 2013-02-19T22:53:26+00:00