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Author Archives: LHSPresident

Sketches of Local Historic Buildings

This calendar published by Lancaster Genealogical Society back in 1985 features sketches of historic buildings.  On many of the drawings the artists are identified, we are looking for artists bios to go with each of the postings. 1985 Calendar Cover January MKT Depot February Randolph Clark House March Captain R. A. Rawlins House April Porter’s Chapel United … Continue reading »

Categories: Local History |

Thanks to Edge Builders and Home Depot

As the spring storm season begins, we can’t help but remember those who have helped us through the storms of the past.  Read the story – Gifts that Keep on Giving 2013 Update

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List of Lancaster’s Historic Sites Available

We are working on adding more information and photos on the historic sites in and around Lancaster to our website. For now, we have added a list of sites dedicated through the Society and through the Texas Historic Commission. View the list of Lancaster’s historic sites.

Categories: Historical Sites |

Historical Marker Honors 1912 Fallen City Marshal

On Saturday, November 2, 1912 at 7:30 pm, Lancaster City Marshal Peter M. Solomon was accidentally killed in the line of duty. The Marshal was struck while attempting to flag down a train at the Valley View station of the Interurban Railway which ran through Lancaster along Dallas Ave. The marker, located at 100 Old … Continue reading »

Categories: Historical Sites, Local History |

Lancaster Museum Offers Glimpse Into Texas History

Did you know the City of Lancaster has one of the two designated Texas State Auxiliary Museums and it’s FREE to visit? Click  here for the City of Lancaster’s Press Release: 01.02.2013 State Museum

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