Our Garden has enjoyed this Spring’s showers and is awash with color! Now it is ready for more showers – baby and bridal showers, that is. It’s a beautiful setting with a quiet backyard feeling. Find out how to make this the setting for your event on our Depot Rental page. View more pictures in the … Continue reading
“The Bataan Death March: A Survivor’s Story, Col. Robert W. Jackson” as told by his daughter Marye Jackson Scantlin. Marye Jackson Scantlin, Lancaster Historical Society member, shares the stories and facts of her father’s WWII experiences during the fall of Bataan, the infamous death march and subsequent four year imprisonment. Ms Scantlin will present materials, … Continue reading
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
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
For several years, the Society has produced a print calendar that features community events and is available to residents at no charge. With the support of local businesses, this year we were able to produce 2000 calendars. We thank the advertisers of the “2013 Lancaster Businesses, Then and Now” calendar. If you haven’t picked up … Continue reading
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
Classic Cup Cafe maintains a Corporate Membership with the Lancaster Historical Society, let’s return the favor and support this business. Great beverages, food and live music. Take a look at the menus and visit the Cafe for the latest schedule for the live music.