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Author Archives: Lisa Sharik

Finding Clues in Old Photographs

People often do not realize how much information you can find in an old photograph. As you research your relative’s service keep this in mind. The image above is of seated soldiers from WWII. On the front it nicely gives … Continue reading

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Labor Day

The museum will be open to the public on Monday September 4th- Labor Day.

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Souvenir Playing Cards

Souvenir Playing Cards are Here. These custom decks feature scenes from our Living History events and the proceeds go to support the museum and its programs. Limited Edition set- Get yours today. They can be picked up at the museum … Continue reading

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Mabry Mixer

Join us on September 20, 2017 5:30 –7:30 pm for a Mabry Mixer Happy Hour!   This is a free event for our members and only $5 for non-members. Not a member and want to join? Join the Foundation Hord’oeuvres, beer, … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Newsletter

Click on the link below to read the latest edition of the museum newsletter. Summer 2017 Newsletter

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Texas and the Great War

On April 2, 1917 President Wilson asked Congress for a declaration of war against Germany and on April 6, 1917 war was declared. This week we will be highlighting aspects of the Texas Military Forces in the “Great War” as … Continue reading

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Cataloging Stories

We haven’t done a blog post in awhile and today while cataloging documents and artifacts from the WWI collection of Sgt. Levi Cox we came across an interesting story. Sgt. Cox served with Company H, 142nd Infantry Regiment during the … Continue reading

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Thank You

Thank you to our Dance Sponsors and those who contributed to our Silent Auction.

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Thanksgiving Hours

The museum will be closed on Thanksgiving day but open regular hours 10-4 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Bring your family and friends to visit and work off some of the holiday meal. 

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2017 -“As Time Goes By” 1940s Supper Club/Sweetheart Dinner Dance

SOLD OUT   It is time again for “As Time Goes By”- a 1940’s themed Supper Club/Sweetheart Dinner Dance. The event will take place at the museum on February 11, 2017 starting at 6:30 pm. As always we will feature … Continue reading

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