‘Water’ update at Rockwall County Historical Foundation lecture Friday

‘Water’ update at Rockwall County Historical Foundation lecture Friday

(ROCKWALL, TX) This Friday, the Rockwall County Historical Foundation will welcome Tom Kula, who has served as Executive Director of the North Texas Municipal Water District for more than five years, for a presentation entitled, “Water,” as part of its Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series. The program, which is free and open to the public, will […]

Historical Foundation lecture highlights Florence Ranch, Lawrence Homestead

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (March 17, 2015) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation continued its educational lecture series on Friday, March 13 with a look into a few well-known families in the area surrounding Rockwall County. Mesquite resident and local history buff Janice Houston provided residents a glimpse into the lives of two prominent Mesquite families during […]

‘Serpent head’ revisited at Historical Foundation encore

‘Serpent head’ revisited at Historical Foundation encore

(Rockwall County) Sheri Fowler, program chair for the Rockwall County Historical Foundation, presented a local artifact known as a “serpent head” to guests attending the RCHF’S recent Brown Bag Lecture Series. The encore presentation of “Rock Wall Revisted – Myth or Mystery,” held at Rockwall’s Historic Downtown Courthouse on Dec. 9, offered updated information about […]

Wesley Arts opens lecture series with world religion expert

(Rockwall) First United Methodist Church Rockwall opened their Wesley Arts Lecture Series with Dr. Robert A. Hunt, Director of Global Theological Education at SMU Perkins University, Dallas. Hunt is an expert on world religions, including Islam, and has served as religious consultant for Washington D.C. officials, including President George W. Bush.  An author of numerous […]

Lectures feature student actors, county connections at JFK assassination

(Rockwall) Members of Rockwall-Heath High School Center Stage group, under the direction of theatre arts teacher, Kristen Dodgen,  presented a re-enactment of the rock wall discovery by pioneers, Terry Utley Wade, B. F. Boydstun and William Stevenson, at the Brown Bag lecture on Friday, Oct. 14.  Seniors, Jackson Currie, Christian Sanders, and Jason Payne portrayed […]

‘Talking Tombstones’ at Historic Courthouse

(Rockwall County) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will continue its Brown Bag Lecture Series at noon Friday, Oct. 14 in the Historic Courthouse, with the presentation of “Talking Tombstones,” when residents from Rockwall’s past come to life to tell their own stories.  The program is free, open to all and family-friendly.    Submitted by Leigh Plagens, […]

Brown Bag Lecture Series resumes

(Rockwall) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will resume its Brown Bag lecture Series at noon Friday, Sept. 9 in the Historic Court House on the square.   The topic will be “Headlines and Highlights: Part II”. All programs are free, open to the public and family friendly.   Information provided by Leigh Plagens, RCHF publicity.   […]