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Medallion meeting

“Old Houses Old Stuff” The Historical Society held it’s meeting Sunday on the homes in Lancaster that were awarded Historical Medallions in the mid 1990″s. “I really enjoyed the program today. It was so great to see the old houses of Lancaster and see photos of the people. It was so fun to see the … Continue reading »

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Pleasant Run Unveiling Tuesday

Pleasant Run Elementary has educated our young for many years and now it is time to move into the 21st Century and combine technology with Lancaster values. Members of the Historical Society and School District will welcome you as they show off the plans for the new Pleasant Run Elementary School. Parents, students, alumni and … Continue reading »

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2 New School Designs Unveiled

Lancaster Historical Society and LISD working together to celebrate our history and embrace our future! Join us for two (2) unveiling s of New School Designs. Thursday April 7th 2016 at West Main Elementary School at 6:00pm, and Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 6:00pm at Pleasant Run Elementary School for the unveiling of the architect’s … Continue reading »

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2016-18 LHS Officers Elected

Lancaster Historical Society leadership were elected at the January 31st meeting. President – Jer Giles Vice President – Jim Hicks Treasurer – Carol Strain-Burk Secretary – Patricia Siegfreid-Giles Thank you to these volunteers for their service and commitment to our community and the mission of the Society.

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Painting with a Twist

Breaking News LHS is proud to partner with Quality of Life & Cultural Services of the City of Lancaster to announce Painting with a Twist, an art experience was held on Friday February 19th at the Visitor’s Center.  Painting with a Twist supplied all the artist supplies, canvas, and instruction to guide you through making … Continue reading »

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Wedding Planning Season Is Here

Lancaster’s historic MKT Depot offers a unique setting for bridal showers, rehersal dinners, receptions, and even weddings. The 125-year old building features two rooms and a galley-style kitchen. The attached Memorial Rose Garden provides the opportunity to extend your event outdoors. Give us a call, we will be happy to work with you to make it … Continue reading »

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LHS Member Interviewed by WFAA

Lancaster Historical Society member and historical home-owner Jer Giles was interviewed by WFAA for a piece on the new Big Tex. Jer has a lot of history with Big Tex, having worked with him from the 1970’s to just this last year. See the video.

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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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Solomon Relative Praises Work on Marker

Despite a bit of gloomy weather, a crowd was on hand on Saturday, January 26, 2013 to witness the unveiling of a historical marker honoring Lancaster City Marshal Peter M. Solomon who lost his life in the line of duty in November 1912. Among the attendees was Paula Bohanan, the great grandaughter of Solomon. “I … Continue reading »

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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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