Friends and Members of the Society are invited to our annual fund raiser featuring nationally recognized “Shake Rattle & Roll“ $55 per person Reservation and payment due by May 12th Purchase Tickets Nowlimited seating, no sales at the door Entertainment generously sponsored by Corner Stone Credit Union
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
Our 2014 Membership Drive is under way. Please join us in preserving the history of our community. Membership dues directly support the maintenance and upkeep of Lancaster’s 125-year-old MKT Depot and the Memorial Rose Garden. Dues start at just $15 for an individual and $25 for a family. Patrons receive email invitations to history-related events … Continue reading
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
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