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Rockwall History - Historical Lecture Series

Where: Downtown Rockwall - Historic Square 101 E. Rusk Street Rockwall, TX 75087

When: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:00pm
When: Friday, March 9, 2018 at 12:00pm
When: Friday, April 13, 2018 at 12:00pm
When: Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12:00pm
Rockwall History - Historical Lecture Series

The Rockwall County Historical Foundation and
The Rockwall County Historical Commission
Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series 2018

The Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series (formerly called Brown Bag Lecture Series) presents programs of historical interest from noon to 1 p.m. in the third floor courtroom at the historic downtown Courthouse in Rockwall.

Lectures are free and open to the public. Guests are invited to bring a lunch to enjoy as they listen to programs that address topics related to Rockwall history.


February 9: Gone to Texas
Share the adventures (sometimes heartbreak) with the Pioneers as they travel by covered wagons to settle in our little county. Presented by Carolyn Francisco.

Heading to Texas | Photo courtesy: Bullock Texas State History Museum

March 9: Farm Life
Learn about Rockwall County crops and farming and farm life from the Springer Family: Stanley Springer and daughter Shelly Springer Spearman.

April 13: Royse City History
Royse City history comes alive with tales from Delores Ballard, whose ancestors were early settlers in Royse City.

May 11: “Heathens”
Have you ever had friends who were “Heathens”? If you know anyone raised in Heath you do! Once bigger than Rockwall, Heath is rich in stories about its early history.

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