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Membership is open to all and meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month.  See event calendar for meeting information.

For more information, membership payments and grant requests please use our official Post Office Box:
Parker County Heritage Society 

PO Box 97

Weatherford, TX 76086

 

Parker County Heritage Society

Weatherford, Texas

 

Established in 1976, the Parker County Heritage Society grew out of the Historic Homes of Parker County Society established two years earlier.

Since its inception, the Society has encouraged the cause of preservation throughout the County.  This goal is reflected in our mission statement which is:  advancing preservation of buildings, homes and sites of historic or architectural significance; promoting the maintenance of documents and records describing the heritage of the County, its citizens and ancestors; and sponsoring civic, educational and cultural events celebrating the County's heritage.

 

Parker County, established in 1855, was for a number of years at the edge of the western frontier.  The County seat of Weatherford, established in 1856, served for many years as the political center for the “jumbo” 11th Congressional District.  The District covered an area from the eastern Parker County line to El Paso, Texas.

 

Weatherford’s tradesmen, farmers, ranchers, bankers, merchants, and lawyers grew a prosperous town that was the center of political, economic, and social activity for many years.  Much of their construction remains today.

 

In 1981 the Society began sponsoring an annual Candlelight Tour of Homes.  This event, held the second Saturday in December, highlights homes, churches, and buildings left by these pioneers.

 

Membership is open to all and meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month.  There is a membership fee of $20 per year.

 

We are a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization.

 

Historic Home of the Month
602 Davis
Rawlins-Littleton Home
Click on link above to see picture!!
See News to read the article.
 
 
 
Parker County Heritage Society's Meeting Notice

 
 
Our next meeting is 
September 15th at 7:00 PM
Where: Will be announced once confirmed

Installation of New Officers

President - Jamie Brinkley
Vice President - Abby Hamessley
Secretary - Paula Nadziejka
Treasure - Bill Baker

 
Coming Soon to a Cemetery Near You! 
Talking Tombstone Tour

  City Greenwood Cemetery
 

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Old City Greenwood Cemetery   300 Front St.  Weatherford, Texas
1:00 First tour   3:00 Final tour   Tours begin every 15 minutes
Tours are approximately 75 minutes in length.

Docent-guided tour groups walk to tombstones locations throughout
the "silent city."  Costumed presenters share the life stories of
selected doctors, pharmacists and various citizens associated
with the world of medicine. The 2015 theme is
"Medical Quackery in the City Beautiful."

Adult tickets $11.00    Youth (5 yrs. to 9 yrs.) tickets $6.00
No baby strollers      No restrooms       No discounts
Comfortable walking shoes recommended 


 
 
 

 



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