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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 for Adults only, held at the Visitor’s Center $35 each. Register at http://goo.gl/sn8oKa Don’t be confused by “Offsite event in Lancaster Cedar Hill, TX” you are signing … 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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Lancaster Historic MKT Depot and Rose Garden

Lancaster Historical Society is on a mission to preserve the heritage and to protect the historic buildings and sites of Lancaster, Texas. The Society is responsible for preservation and maintenance of the historic 1888 Missouri, Kansas and Texas Depot and the Memorial Rose Garden located on East Pecan Street south of the town square. As … Continue reading »

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MKT Depot and Rose Garden - 225 East Pecan Street   map
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