Cool weather means the holidays are right around the corner. Looking for a warm and cozy place for a get-together? Consider the Historic MKT Depot! Its wood floors and paneling add the perfect traditional feel while the galley kitchen provides modern convenience for prepping food. Find more information about reserving the Depot on our Depot Rental page or … Continue reading
Lancaster Historical Society Members are invited to our Oktoberfest VIP Patron Party. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Purchase your tickets online!
Lancaster Historical Society is pleased to announce that member Patricia Siegfreid-Giles, LHS’s Program Chair, is now the volunteer in charge of the Lancaster’s Texas State Auxiliary Museum. Her goal is to make the museum a destination place and a vital part of the Lancaster experience. She is passionate about Lancaster, is knowledgeable about its history … Continue reading
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.
September’s program of the Lancaster Historical Society is a double feature on the history of the Lancaster Picture Show, also known as “the Big L” and it’s revival as the Lancaster Historic Theatre. Refreshments follow the theme with movie theatre snacks including candy bars, popcorn and lemondae. Wine courtesy of the Apartment Winery. Join us! … Continue reading
For over 100 years, Lancaster residents have come to the Town Square on Saturday. Join the tradition at 2nd Saturday on Square. December 7 (Christmas #1), December 14 (Christmas #2) Free admission, free parking to enjoy a day of shopping, food and fun Lancaster’s Historic Town Square
Did you know that there are over 300 sites in Lancaster that have been identified as historic assets in a Dallas County Historical Commission survey? Show your support for your community and for the history of Lancaster by becoming a member of Lancaster Historical Society. Annual dues are still just $15 for individuals, $25 for … Continue reading
Chef Carlos supports the Lancaster Historical Society, lets return the favor and visit this fantastic restaurant! Please click here to see the latest: Weekly Blue Plate Specials, Thursday Night Grill Out and Fresh Fish Fridays!
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
We are pleased to welcome Randy A. Carlisle of RAC Photography as the Society’s new Historical Photographer. Randy is a long time resident in the area and his passion for old structures makes him a perfect addition to the Society. Randy will be helping us record Lancaster’s history through photography. Watch for his photos as … Continue reading