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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]