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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you all for your support of Preserve [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]