Historical Foundation debuts Rockwall County’s own playing cards

ROCKWALL, TX (November 14, 2014) Rockwall County Historical Foundation President Carolyn Francisco and member Jan Self display the foundation’s full deck of Rockwall County playing cards featuring 56 historical photographs at the Historical Foundation’s Brown Bag Lecture on Friday afternoon. The event was free to the public and those in attendance also had the opportunity […]

Friday Study Club jazzes things up at latest meeting

(Rockwall) October 24, 2012 – Members of the Friday Study Club met recently in the home of Carolyn Duckworth to learn details about how Rockwall MusicFest promotes education and advancement of the Music Arts. The first in a series of four concerts will be presented by UNT award winning One O’Clock Lab Band on November […]

Cotton crop planted at historical museum

(Rockwall) May 4, 2012 – Rockwall County Historical Foundation had a very successful cotton planting session this week. President Carolyn Francisco, Neil and Ella Turner, and Jan Self planted 10 rows, with the help of measuring sticks that Neil created, with which to measure how deep (one inch) and how far apart (8 inches) to plant […]

Friday Study Club hosts annual business meeting

Friday Study Club hosts annual business meeting

The Friday Study Club, organized in 1919 and recognized as Rockwall’s oldest women’s club, recently met for its annual business meeting at the home of JoAnn Loftis (left). Co-hostesses pictured are (from left) Carolyn Cullins and Nita Walker. The Friday Study Club actively supports Terrell State Hospital and the Rockwall County Library. Submitted by Carolyn […]