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Arts & Entertainment,Books / Literature,Living,Schools & Education,Volunteers,HistoricalRelay for Life: Sheri Fowler and daughter, Grace, in February 2014

Rockwall Loses Cherished Historian and Author

Rockwall County has lost one its most devoted civic servants. After an extended battle with colon cancer, Sheri Stodghill Fowler Parks passed away on Thursday, January 22. Continue reading »
Living,Communities,City of Rockwall,Regional / Texas,HistoricalMetal rings embedded in the wall continue to baffle researchers

Our Rock Wall - The Mystery Continues

Last year's episode of the History Channel's "America Unearthed" featuring evidence "proving" that Rockwall's namesake is a natural phenomenon put the long-running controversy to rest. Or did it? Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Living,Kids,HistoricalRockwall County Historical Foundation Museum

RCHF Museum open for tours during Rockwall’s 4th of July Celebration

The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will be open for visitors and conducting free tours on July 4, in conjunction with the special events planned at Harry Myers Park for the 4th of July Celebration. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Living,Kids,Outdoors,Communities,City of Rockwall,HistoricalDutch oven cooking by the Chuck Wagon

Rockwall Founders Day: See History Come to Life!

Living History Exhibitors will perform blacksmith chores, spin yarn, and make toys. Experiences include, butter churning, washing on a scrub-board, separating cotton seed from cotton bolls, and bee tinning. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Living,Special Features,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalTwo day program “The Holocaust: Days of Remembrance”

The Holocaust: Days of Remembrance Coming to Commerce

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Political Science along with the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will present “The Holocaust: Days of Remembrance” on April 21 & 22. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Living,Lake Ray Hubbard,Outdoors,Special Features,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalTom Biscardi (right) and his team in Rockwall.

In search of Sasquatch: Bigfoot hunters come to Rockwall

Bigfoot hunters were in Rockwall after receiving a call from a local retired police officer who claimed to have seen three hairy creatures on wooded land north of Lake Ray Hubbard. Continue reading »
Living,Special Features,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalCaddo Indians Plaque Dedication at Texas A&M

A&M-Commerce Honors Caddo Indians

Texas A&M University-Commerce pays tribute to the memory of the Caddo Indians who lived in the Commerce area until their relocation to the Oklahoma Territory. Continue reading »
Communities,City of Rockwall,Regional / Texas,Royse City,Historical

The Bankhead Highway - Rockwall’s Route 66

"Route 66" wasn't the only transcontinental highway to make transportation history in the U.S. Rockwall County had stops on an equally important early roadway. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,TV,Living,Special Features,Historical,Nation & WorldThe mysterious rock wall - Rockwall, TX

Great Wall of Texas: History Channel to air Rock Wall episode on Dec 14

Rockwall is about to get another take on the origin of the long-buried formation that gave our town its name. On December 14, the History Channel is set to air "Great Wall of Texas." Continue reading »

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