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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 »
Living,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalDr. LaMoreaux at work in her office

Rockwall Dentist - Pioneer in her Field

Rockwall has secured a place in the history of women's rights in home to the first female dentist to practice in the State of Texas. Continue reading »
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The Giant Skull - A Rockwall Mystery?

The discovery of the Rock Wall took on a bizarre twist when, in 1886, a local newspaper reported that a "gigantic skull, fully as large as a half bushel" was unearthed by a plow... Continue reading »

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