We’re excited to have participated in the 2015 Granbury-A Candlelight Tour…this was the first year for the Preserve Granbury House to be featured and we couldn’t be prouder. The House was decked out in lights, Christmas decor, and lots of seasonal cheer. Here are just a few of the spectacular photos from that night:
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Preserve Granbury is hosting our annual membership drive for 2015. From now until December 5, 2015, when you join or renew your membership with Preserve Granbury you will receive a free copy of Historic Hood County: An Illustrated History, our special publication covering the history of Hood County, from prehistorical times to present. This is a [...]
Our 2015 Party on the Peak was a huge success...but there was something missing. Mr. Ralph Kiss - one of our biggest fans - was unable to attend this year's festivities due to health reasons. Mr. Kiss hosted two tables at the event but did not get to join in the fun. Well, we couldn't [...]
The 2015 Party on the Peak celebration went off with a bang! This historic event took place on the privately-owned Comanche Peak...a 1,229 foot historic mesa overlooking Hood County on Saturday, September 19th. Events included self-guided tours, panoramic views of North Texas, cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and dancing under the Texas stars. In addition, there [...]
On Saturday, May 30th, forty hardy souls gathered under the big tree at 801 Lipan Highway (Preserve Granbury House) to celebrate Preserve Granbury's 10th Anniversary and the observance of Preservation Month. Attendees received a compilation of the accomplishments of the organization over its 10 years, and the new board members were introduced by co-president, Linda [...]
Our annual Picnic and Membership Meeting is scheduled for this Saturday, May 30th, at the Preserve Granbury House on Lipan Highway. We are so grateful for the abundant rain we've been receiving lately, and we've taken care of accommodating the weather. So, don't miss this wonderful event...rain or shine, we'll be there! Don't forget...the event [...]
Hood County grew by almost 25% from 2000 until 2014, and is expected to continue growing at a rapid pace. Suburban sprawl has brought dramatic change to our community. Preserve Granbury is working to preserve the charm and special sense of place that makes us all want to live in Hood County. Here are photos [...]
You’re invited to Preserve Granbury’s 5th Annual Picnic & Business Meeting on Saturday, May 30, 2015. This year, the picnic will be held at the historic Preserve Granbury House located at 801 North Lipan Drive in Granbury. The business meeting will begin at 11:00am, followed by the outdoor picnic at noon. During the business meeting, the restoration [...]
Rehabilitation of the historic Gordon House in Granbury is underway and Preserve Granbury is proud to be part of its preservation. In March 2013, Preserve Granbury donated $26,000 to the City of Granbury for rehabilitation of the Gordon House and other historic buildings at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Educational Center. This donation helped match the generous [...]
Historic Landmark May be Eligible for Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits The Brazos Drive-In Theatre in Granbury has been showing first-run movies since opening night June 5, 1952, when the theater featured The First Time, a “delightful family comedy” starring Robert Cummings and Barbara Hale. Featuring two cartoons each night, the Brazos charged 49 cents per [...]