East Parker County Genealogy
News from the East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 10:30am
Members of the East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will tour the Botanic Research Institute of Texas at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9. The Institute is located at 1700 University Drive north of the Botanic Gardens' main gate in Fort Worth. Call 817-233-4322 to carpool or caravan from Brookshire's at 10 a.m.
Sat, 05/12/2012 - 10:00am
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will tour the Ballow Farm and Goforth Cemetery off Hwy. 377 on Saturday, May 12. The group will meet at the Aledo Baptist Church at 10 a.m. for carpool or caravan. A head count is imperative so call Vickie at 817-233-4322 by Wednesday, May 9, if you plan to attend.
Sat, 03/31/2012 - 10:30am
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31(weather permitting) at the Holland Lake Park Pavillion in Weatherford to hear Mary Ellen Astudillo review the book "Gay as a Grig" by Ellen Bowie Holland. In case of inclement weather, the organization will meet at its research room in Willow Park at 101 W. Stagecoach Trail. Anyone is welcome to attend.
Sat, 01/21/2012 - 10:00am
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 for a covered dish luncheon at the home of Linda Murdock, 508 S. Lamar in Weatherford. The program will be on the 1890 Reconstructed Parker Co. Census. Members will provide food for any who wish to attend, and officers for 2012 will be elected. Interested non-members are also invited to attend.
Sat, 11/19/2011 - 10:00am
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will tour the new Southwest Regional Archives Office in Montgomery Plaza/ Fort Worth at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 with lunch following at Mac's. Interested parties will meet at 2600 W. Seventh St. , Ste. #162 (east side of complex) or call Vickie for transportation suggestions at 817-233-4322.
Sat, 10/22/2011 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will be represented from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at ParkFest 2011 in Willow Park. The society will be located at the Willow Park Community Center Grounds on Ranch House Rd. Members will be available to hand out information about the society’s programs and membership application forms. Local residents are invited to stop by and guess the number of beans in the jar and try for a prize.
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will have its Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 17 at its research library, 101 Stagecoach Tr. on the corner of Ranch House Rd. in Willow Park. Lunch will be served to all visitors. Local historians and genealogists Susan Karnes, Jean Bennett and others will be available to help with research. The research center is available at all times.
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will caravan/carpool at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 20 from the York Avenue General Merchandise in Weatherford to tour The Literary Lion book store in Stephenville. The second floor of the building houses a Texas History Research Room. Allow time for researching, touring, shopping and lunch. For more information call Vickie at 817-233-4322.
Sat, 07/16/2011 - 10:30am
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will tour the Texas Civil War Museum on Jim Wright Freeway in Ft. Worth at10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. Admission is $5. Meet at the Willow Park Community Center on Ranch House Road by 10 a.m. to carpool or caravan, or 10:30 at the museum.
Sat, 06/11/2011 - 10:30am
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will tour the Parker County Courthouse, led by Judge Mark Riley, on Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m. Please assemble promptly between 10:20 and 10:30 a.m. at the west entrance to the Court House as the door will be locked during the tour. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Dutch treat lunch on the square following for those who wish to stay.