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News from the East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society

Museum tour on tap

September 2, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:30am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will tour the Truly Texas exhibit at the Doss Heritage and Cultural Center in Weatherford at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 featuring many North Texas artists. Admission is $3 for Seniors and $5 regular entrance. Also A Walk around the Square exhibit may still be displayed. Members will enjoy a Dutch treat lunch following. 

Society sets work day

August 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:30am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will have a work day Saturday, Aug. 16 at 10:30 a.m. in the research room at the Willow Park Community Center on the corner off Stagecoach Trail and Ranch House Rd. Come join the well-organized fun and lunch somewhere afterward.
It is not necessary to be a member to come see what the EPCGHS has and help out.

Genealogy, Historical Society to meet

July 11, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/19/2014 - 10:30am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will have a regular work meeting Saturday, July 19 at the research room in the Willow Park Community Center on Ranch House Rd. and Stagecoach Trail at 10:30 a.m. Dutch treat lunch will follow at a nearby restaurant.

Genealogy and historical society June meeting

June 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:00am

The East Parker County Genealogy & Historical Society meeting will be
Saturday, June 21 at 10 a.m. in the research room at Willow Park Community Center for a work day, with lunch after the meeting at a local restaurant.

Genealogy Society meeting

April 7, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:30am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society monthly meeting is Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. in the Willow Park Community Center on Ranch House Rd. and Stage Coach Trail, with a salad luncheon provided by the membership. The program will be a computerized photography collage of Parker County photos by Lorena Friddle, president of the Parker County Women's and Newcomer's Society, and a 1930s video of the El Chico Ranch in Willow Park donated by early resident Bob Rothel. It was made when his father was the ranch foreman.
If time allows there will also be a showing of an early 1920s movie of Aledo donated by the King family.

Cabin tour planned

March 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/15/2014 - 1:00pm

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will meet Saturday, March 15 at the Log Cabin Village on University Dr. in Ft. Worth, weather permitting. The group will tour several cabins and focus particularly on the Isaac Parker cabin moved from Birdville about 50 years ago.
Because they are open only from 1-5 on Saturday, the group will meet on location at 1 p.m. Call a member to carpool from Willow Park.
Admission is $5-adults and $4.50-seniors.

Mt. Pleasant school tour

February 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 11:00am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will tour the Mt. Pleasant Colored Schoolhouse Saturday, Feb. 22 with Raymond George giving a brief history. Meet at Brookshire's in Willow Park at 10 a.m. for caravan or rides to Weatherford. Those who live in Weatherford and want to join the tour can meet at Brookshire's on Palo Pinto St. at 10:30, and George will lead the group to the schoolhouse. Dutch treat lunch for those interested following the tour.

East Parker Genealogy Society

January 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:30am

The East Parker Genealogy and Historical Society will meet at the Research Room Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m. for the annual business meeting. There will be an annual review, officers will be elected, and new goals will be set.
Anyone interested in joining is invited. The Research Room is located in Willow Park at the corner of Stagecoach Tr. And Ranch House Rd. Dutch treat lunch nearby will follow for those who wish to go in a group.

EPCGHS meeting

November 4, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 10:30pm

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will have its November meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Community Center/Research Room at the corner of Ranch House Rd. and Stagecoach Trail.
Member Jean Bennett will speak about cemetery symbols and their meanings. A soup and cornbread luncheon at the Community Center will follow. Please bring fresh or canned vegetables to put in the stock. If you'd rather bring cornbread, call Kay Davis at 817-441-8479. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Historical Marker Unveiling

July 31, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 10:00am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will join the Parker County Historical Commission at a memorial marker unveiling for Lawson Gratz (Gratts), Civil War Veteran and Buffalo Soldier, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Willow Springs Cemetery on the north I-20 access road near Mikus Rd. Great Grandson Josef Gratts and family along with EPCGHS members will be in attendance. Everyone interested in Parker County history is welcome to attend.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

  • AHS Varsity vs. Everman at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Richland;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 10

  • Aledo Middle School 7G, 8G, 7B, 8B at Central Park, Brewer Meet, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 11

  • AHS JV at Everman, 4:00 p.m.

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