Join us as a prospective member during the 2017-18 Term! Membership form here.Iron Bridges Project
***Daniel Clifton's article about the Iron Bridges
DONATIONS GRATEFULLY ACCEPTED
Burnet County Historical Commission
Iron Bridges Project
220 S. Pierce
Burnet TX 78611
Iron Bridges Items Still Available
"North of Joppa" Vol I by Rachel Bryson $20 + postage
Joppa Bridge T-Shirts $15 + postage
Joppa Bridge or South Fork San Gabriel Note Cards
$2 each or 6 for $5
email for info: firstname.lastname@example.orgBurnet County Women of Note
Burnet County Historical Commission members got up early to go to Commissioners Court where the group received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the state, one of only 90 counties to receive the award.
Pictured are, left to right, Carole Goble, Judge James Oakley, Commissioner Ronnie HIbler, Chairman JoAnn Myers, Commissioner Joe Don Dockery, Caryl Calsyn, Cheryl Henderson, Tommye Dorbandt Potts, Jane Knapik, Ann Darragh, Maud Cain, Commissioner Russell Graeter, Betsy Englebrecht, and Commissioner Bill Neve.
see Daniel Clifton's story here:
Next BCHC Meeting
Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Parish Hall, Burnet Episcopal Church
Lamon and Wood Street, 10:15 am
The public is invited to attend.
you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will
fail above everyone else's success."
Agenda coming soon
Reception and luncheon for
Friends and Relatives of
Burnet County Women of Note
Members attending January 2017 meeting, the first of the 2017-18 term.
Back Row: Janet Crain, Joy Shirley, John Potts, Tommye Potts, Carolyn Liles, Maud Cain, Carolyn Smith, Pam Leonard, Rachel Bryson, Polly Krenek, Al Downing
Front Row: JoAnn Myers, Chair; Jane Knapik, Ina Cooper, Lynda French, Milli Williams, Caryl Calsyn, Billie Buck
Photo by Allen Cain.
New members for the 2017-18 Term attending Commissioners Court 10 Jan
JoAnn Myers, Chair; Jane Scheidler, T. L. Henderson, Linda Dyke, Allen Cain, Cheryl Henderson, Pamela Leonard, Judy Lively
Members of the CLG Committee who planned and worked on the hugely successful Joppa Fish Fry Event,
held on September 17, 2016.
Each received a certificate of appreciation for their dedication that led to the success of the event.
Polly Krenek, Lynda French, Carolyn Liles, Millii R. Williams, Carolyn Smith, Al Downing, Lela Goar. JoAnn Myers, Chair.
Members attending January 2016 meeting
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Members attending January 2015 meeting
Seated: JoAnn Myers, Lynda French, Darrell Debo, Hazel Gatliff
Standing: Carolyn Smith, Carole Goble, Janet Crain, Billie Buck, Caryl Calsyn, Ann Darragh, Frank Seidensticker, Betty Cheney, Buddy Inman, Betsy Engelbrecht, Lela Goar, Jean Eades, Jane Knapik
Excerpt -- Section 2 of the County Historical Commission Handbook
Section 2 of the handbook provides information the role and organization of CHCs, and general preservation guidance. Updated in 2010, this handbook provides the basic information necessary to build a foundation for an effective body of CHC work. The full handbook is available at the Texas Historical Commission website:
Members of the Burnet County Historical Commission
Ina Cooper - resigned
T. L. Henderson*
Milli Riley Williams
* = new member for 2017-18 term
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
* Texas Historical Commission
- Information about
all aspects of the preservation of Texas historical sites.
- the official web site for the fort and museum. Contains
photos, history, events, and contact information.
- this site contains cemetery transcriptions,
historical information, newspaper transcriptions, historical
with photos and much more about Burnet's history and people.
the TXGenWeb site
Brown Free Library collection of newspaper articles, photos,
etc. Site contains complete inventory of each file;
maintained by Burnet County Genealogical Society.
- Inventory of files
located in the Herman Brown Free Library pertaining to specific
families who have a historical connection to the county.
Arranged by surname, the contents vary and may include
charts, obituaries, newspaper articles, photos, oral histories,
etc. Maintained by the Burnet County Genealogical Society
| preparing to move...
The Craddock House
at new location...
DailyTrib.com, 6 Feb 2015