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 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. […]

Historical Foundation to host Quanah Parker traveling exhibit

Historical Foundation to host Quanah Parker traveling exhibit

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 14, 2018) “The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, A Woman OF Two Worlds and a Man IN Two Worlds” is coming to Rockwall in August 2018.  The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will be hosting this traveling exhibit of rare photographs from August 23 through September 30.  Weekly exhibit hours Thursday […]

A Look Into Rockwall County History: Jane Gorden Bounds and The Success

A Look Into Rockwall County History: Jane Gorden Bounds and The Success

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 27, 2017) “Dedicated to the best interests of Rockwall.” It was the slogan emblazoned beneath the masthead of one of Rockwall’s most treasured newspaper publications, and it was the motto by which Jane Gorden Bounds lived her life. The Rockwall Texas Success newspaper was first established at 114 N. San Jacinto […]