Announcements 2006

Bandera Historical Commision Meeting: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 2:00 pm
at the Bandera County Library

Bandera County was presented a Distinguished Service Award on April 21, 2006 by the Texas Historical Commission. Lauren Langford attended the opening session of the annual conference and accepted the award for the county.

Dan Wise (dwise@indian-creek.net) is the new chairman in 2005 of the Bandera County Historical Commission. A big round of applause to Barbara Merrell for her service.


Celebrate Bandera
Labor Day Weekend September 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2005


Events - 2004
Oct 5, 2004, Kronkosky Library, Bandera, 7pm: Dr. Thomas Hester, an archeologist, will speak about archeological studies in the canyon lands of southwest Texas.

Oct 19, 2004: Bandera City Plaza Park,10:30 am: Billy Price of West Columbia, TX has donated a seedling from an acorn of the oak tree located on Mr. Price's property and the place where Stephen F. Austin died. School children will help plant the tree and Sam Houston IV will speak.

Bandera students will be participating in the Texas Parks and Wildlife horned lizard contest.
Cindy Harrington has put together a display of historic Bandera photos in the library in an effort to create an awareness of our need to preserve old photos.

Second Quarter Meeting: Frontier Times Museum Conference Room
Thursday, June 24, 2004
10 am - noon

First Quarter Meeting: Kronkosky Library, Bandera
Thursday, February 19, 2004
10 am - noon


2003 Events

July 19, 2003 Dedication of Texas Historical Marker of Frank and Mary Langford House

Labor Day Weekend August 30th and 31st, 2003

On May 31, 2003, Rudi Rodriguez gave a great presentation on the restoration and history of Polly's Chapel.

Read about José Policarpio (Polly) Rodríguez and the chapel he built in the Handbook of Texas Online.

Want more information about the Bandera County Historical Commission?
Contact Barbara Merrell.

Frontier Times Museum
Bandera Library
Bandera County- Texas Gen Web
Texas State Library & Archives Commission - Bandera County Records
Cemetery Registration Project