Creepy-crawlies and prehistoric fossils provide thrills at Kids Day in the Park

Creepy-crawlies and prehistoric fossils provide thrills at Kids Day in the Park

ROCKWALL, TX – October 23, 2020 — Kids had a blast at the Rockwall County Historical Foundation Kids Day in the Park last weekend! The fun event took place at Harry Myers Park on the grounds of the RCHF Museum and featured wildlife experts from Window to the Wild and Wildlife on the Move. RCHF […]

Rockwall County Historical Foundation to host 2nd Annual Kids Day in the Park Oct. 17th

Rockwall County Historical Foundation to host 2nd Annual Kids Day in the Park Oct. 17th

ROCKWALL, TX – September 30, 2020 — The Rockwall County Historical Foundation is proud to host the 2nd Annual Kids Day in the Park on Saturday, October 17th from 10am – 2pm., at Harry Myers Park. This year’s event will feature wildlife experts from Window to the Wild and Wildlife on the Move. RCHF will […]

Young historians invited to join Rockwall County Historical Foundation Youth Advisory Council

Young historians invited to join Rockwall County Historical Foundation Youth Advisory Council

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 5, 2019) Are your kids interested in history? If so, we invite you to check out the newly forming Youth Advisory Council for the Rockwall County Historical Foundation! There will be an informational session on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. at the Rockwall History Museum in Harry Myers Park to […]

Archaeology Day Event to Offer Fun for the Whole Family Oct. 12

Archaeology Day Event to Offer Fun for the Whole Family Oct. 12

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 12, 2019) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will be hosting a Kids in the Park Day in honor of Archaeology Month! This FREE event will take place on Saturday, October 12th from 10:00am – 1:00pm at the museum in Harry Myers Park (901 E. Washington). Activities include family-friendly archaeology stations, living history […]

Rockwall Citizen Recognized with Life Saving Award and Medal of Valor

Rockwall Citizen Recognized with Life Saving Award and Medal of Valor

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 28, 2019) During their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court and Sheriff Harold Eavenson recognized local resident Larry Wade with a Life Saving Award and Sheriff’s Medal of Valor. In the early morning hours of July 28, 2018, Wade was traveling along State Highway 66 in […]

Rockwall County Historical Foundation to Hold 2nd Annual American Gothic Fundraiser May 5

Rockwall County Historical Foundation to Hold 2nd Annual American Gothic Fundraiser May 5

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 27, 2019) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation is pleased to announce the second annual American Gothic Art Auction and Dinner, scheduled for Sunday, May 5, 6-9 p.m. at Summerfield at Tate Farms (12992 Farm to Market 548, Rockwall, TX 75032). Local artists of all skill levels are invited to create their […]

Rockwall County Historical Lectures 2019: Dates and Topics

Rockwall County Historical Lectures 2019: Dates and Topics

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 1, 2019) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation presents its Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series 2019, featuring programs of historical interest from noon to 1 p.m. in the third floor courtroom at the historic downtown Courthouse in Rockwall. Lectures are free and open to the public. Mark your calendar and join RCHF as […]

Opening Reception for Quanah Parker Traveling Exhibit Aug. 19

Opening Reception for Quanah Parker Traveling Exhibit Aug. 19

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 8, 2018) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation invites you to the Opening Reception of a traveling exhibit featuring rarely seen photographs of Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker on Sunday afternoon, August 19 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at The Bailey House located in Historic Park at 903 E. Washington Street.   THC […]

Solving a mystery of our town’s history at the Rockwall Escape Rooms

Solving a mystery of our town’s history at the Rockwall Escape Rooms

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 2, 2018) On July 3, several Rockwall County Historical Foundation Board members and I had a blast as we puzzled our way through clues to solve an age-old Rockwall County mystery inside The Rockwall Rooms at Rockwall Escape Rooms. For The Rockwall Rooms, we were presented with the following scenario: “Ms. […]

103-year-old visits the house in which she was born

103-year-old visits the house in which she was born

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 25, 2018) As a member of the Rockwall County Historical Foundation Board of Directors, I recently had the chance to be a part of a very special moment for one of Rockwall’s oldest living residents. On Juneteenth, the RCHF invited 103-year-old Martha Joe Bailey Zuspann to tour the house in which […]

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