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News from the East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society

Genealogy tour

November 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
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.

EPCGHS at Parkfest

September 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
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.

Open House

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
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.

Library Tour in Stephenville

July 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/20/2011 - 9:00am

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.

Texas Civil War Museum Tour

July 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
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.

Courthouse Tour

May 31, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
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.

Meeting at Annetta Cemetery

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/21/2011 - 10:30am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will meet at the Annetta Cemetery office at 10:30 a.m. The cemetery is located several miles south of I-20 on FM 5 after crossing the railroad tracks. Groundskeeper Mickey Hoefer will give a history of some of those interred. In case of rain or a funeral, we will meet for research at the new Federal Archives Center on West Seventh St. in Fort Worth at 10:30 a.m. Members will be notified by e-mail if there's a change.

East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/16/2011 - 10:00am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will meet Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce to carpool/caravan to Clark Gardens near Mineral Wells, otherwise participants can meet at the gardens between 10:30 and 10:45. The garden tour will be followed by a dutch treat lunch in nearby Cool, TX for those who wish to stay.

East Parker County Geneological and Historical Society Luncheon

February 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/18/2011 - 10:30am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will host a complimentary salad luncheon following a presentation by Mrs. V.A. Littleton, local artist, author, and historian. The presentation will be on March 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the EPCGHS Research room in Willow Park. She will present information on the Alex Rawlins Monument business as well as other bits of Parker County history.

Genealogy Field Trip

February 1, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/19/2011 - 10:30am

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will take a field trip to the Leonard Bros. Museum at 200 Carroll St. in Ft. Worth at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Admission is free.  Anyone wishing to caravan or carpool should meet at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce building by 10 a.m. A “Dutch treat” lunch will follow at the M&O Station Grill.

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