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 [...]
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Students Study Granbury Opera House and A.P. Gordon House Dr. T. Lindsey Baker brought Tarleton State University’s graduate and undergraduate Public History students to Granbury November 27 for a class session. Preserve Granbury’s Consulting Executive Director Mary Saltarelli conducted the class. During a classroom session at the Langdon Center, Mary talked to students about local, [...]
On behalf of the City of Granbury, Preserve Granbury submitted a request Nov. 7 to the Texas Historical Commission regarding the Alonzo Peyton Gordon House in the Langdon Center. Preserve Granbury presented the commission with the Gordon House’s historic and architectural significance, which the group believed enabled it to be listed in the National Register [...]
Photos courtesy Debbie Schneider, Hood County News More than 400 people made reservations for the 2012 Party on the Peak on Oct. 6, and attendees raised record-setting and much needed funds for historic preservation projects in Hood County. National Chuck Wagon Cook Homer Robertson, along with other expert wagon cooks, set up [...]
A romantic night atop Comanche Peak, four nights in a Canadian destination of your choice, an amazing three-night stay at The Plaza in New York City, and tickets to practice rounds at the 2013 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Ga., top the getaways you can bid on during the fundraising auction at Preserve Granbury’s Party on [...]
Don’t miss the chance to own rare pieces of art by renowned Texas artists—they’ll all be auctioned during Preserve Granbury’s Party on the Peak on Saturday, Oct. 6. The auction will feature a bronze sculpture entitled “Welcome Aboard,” by legendary local cowboy Dan Coates and a Post-Modern Western painting entitled [...]
About 40 people enjoyed Preserve Granbury’s Preservation Picnic at Lambert Branch Park May 26. During the picnic, Preserve Granbury’s president, Claudia Southern, first vice president, Diane Lock, and second vice president, Linda Preston, presented the group’s annual preservation awards. Claudia first recognized Preserve Granbury’s advisors, Dominique and Charles Inge, and thanked them for their support [...]
Last year, more than 400 guests enjoyed the big Texas sky, soaked in sweeping views, savored cowboy cooking, big during live and silent auctions, and danced the night away while raising $37,778 for historic preservation projects in Hood County. Experience this once-in-a-lifetime get together this year!
[one_half] Preserve Granbury is partnering with the City of Granbury to rehabilitate three historic buildings in Lambert Branch Park, located east of the U.S. Post Office along North Stockton Street. Nestled along Lambert Branch, the park is the historic home of Granbury's electricity, ice, and water supply systems since the turn of the 20th century. [...]