Galveston Island, Texas– For Galveston’s most beloved architect’s 175th birthday, Galveston Historical Foundation will be joining the City of Galveston for a special week of celebration to conclude with Nicholas Clayton Day on Sunday, November 1.
Palestine, Texas- Palestine will soon be home to an innovative pop-up museum filled with exhibits that explore science, technology, engineering, the arts and math in a hands-on environment. Based on the world-famous Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA, it is the brain child of the ICEE Success Foundation and the STEAMRollers. The exhibit will promote creative and innovation thinking skills that are important for all ages. It is called a pop-up museum because, for the time being, it will be opened for a certain time period.
Galveston Island, Texas– Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum will present a series of lectures in their new Maritime Education Center, located at Pier 22 and Harborside. The first of three lectures will be held onSunday, January 4 from 2 – 3 p.m. After the presentation there will be a Q & A with the lecturer and book signing.
75th Anniversary Observance of the New London School Explosion
NEW LONDON- On March 18, 1937, a day much like any other in the unincorporated districts of London and New London, in Rusk County, a generation of East Texas was lost. Several events are planned the week of March 18 in observance of the 75th anniversary of the New London School natural gas explosion and the opening of Mother Frances Hospital. For many years New London residents did not speak of the tragedy, but today they are telling their stories.
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