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 [...]
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Save the Date! Preserve Granbury’s 2014 Party on the Peak will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 5 p.m. Party on the Peak features historic tours, panoramic views of the North Texas prairie, an authentic cowboy chuck-wagon dinner, and dancing under the stars. The party also features live and silent fundraising auctions of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]