Heritage Brazos is the electronic newsletter of the Brazos Heritage Society. This publication, best viewed using Mozilla Firefox, will carry news items from the organization's newsletters, special notices, and other items of interest to its members.
2013 Edition (Vol. 10, No. 3) of the Saving
Texas History Newsletter is now available online This publication, a product of the Texas
General Land Office, highlights the 2013 Save Texas History Symposium
– The Alamo: Mission and Myth. The sold out symposium proved to be a
hit with Alamo novices and scholars alike. You’ll find the conclusion
of Dr. Stephen Hardin’s presentation – more myths dispelled – as well as
pictures and notes from the day.
Alamo aficionados can also check out the current Alamo
exhibit “Alamo Origins: The Spanish Birth of Texas,” which highlights
original Spanish documents creating the San Antonio mission
system. Read about it here, then head to San Antonio to visit – the exhibit ends December 31st! And watch for news about the
follow-up exhibit opening in February.
December 20, 2013, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, the Brazos Heritage Society will host
its Christmas Stroll in the Eastside Historic District and Heritage Park in
Ticket for tours of historic homes decorated for the Christmas season may be
purchased in the park from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM; tickets for adults are $6.00
and tickets for children under 12 years are $4.00.
Hidden Oasis Carriage Company will provide horse drawn carriage rides in the
neighborhood at no additional costs for those with tour tickets.
Come see hundreds of twinkling lights in Heritage Park and listen to festive
Christmas music provided by “Sweet Strings on the Brazos,” a mountain dulcimer
band, in the gazebo. Please bring a chair if you would like to sit and
enjoy the music longer.