Living History exhibit connects Rockwall County’s past to present

Living History exhibit connects Rockwall County’s past to present

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 24, 2016) History sprung to life this weekend at Harry Myers Park. Visitors of all ages got to see, touch, and even taste pioneer life at the Living History exhibit this Founder’s Day, presented by the Rockwall County Historical Foundation. Historical Foundation Board Member Leigh Plagens said The Living History exhibit […]

Rockwall Founders Day Festival Saturday featuring Sawyer Brown

WEATHER-RELATED UPDATE (May 15, 2015) This just in from the City of Rockwall: “Founders Day Festival is still planned to go on as scheduled this Saturday, May 16th! There are however a few changes being made that we would like to communicate to everyone. We will be placing our food vendors and the daytime bands […]

Living History exhibits on tap for Founders Day

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2015) Don’t miss taking part of the Living History Exhibits at Rockwall County Historical Museum in Harry Myers Park during the annual Founders Day festival, Saturday, May 16.  Chuck wagon cooking, spinning and blacksmithing will return as favorites from last year.  New additions to the Living History experience include a […]

‘Lease’ a parcel of Rockwall County Historical Foundation’s Cotton Patch

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 11, 2015) The Rockwall Founders Day Festival is this Saturday, May 16, and the Rockwall County Historical Foundation will celebrate by offering the first-time “lease” of 64 parcels (limit two per family) of the Cotton Patch, located on the RCHF & Museum grounds at Harry Myers Park, 901 Washington St. Guest […]

Springer fourth graders present Living Museum

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 24, 2014) Fourth graders at Springer Elementary culminated their studies on Texas regions and Native American tribes with a living museum on Friday, November 21. Sponsored through a grant from the RISD Education Foundation, students taught visitors about the political, cultural, and economic systems within different tribes, in addition to making models […]