P. O. Box 173 Lancaster, Texas 75146
Lancaster Historical Society Meeting
Sending out a friendly reminder
August 22nd at 3 p.m., the Lancaster Historical Society will hold its first meeting since the pandemic at the Historic MKT Depot, 225 E. Pecan St. The meeting is open to the public.
Mr. Rollin Phipps, who taught history at the University of Texas at Arlington, will speak about the Impact of Railroads on the Economy of Texas.
Mr. Phipps is a curator of a local train museum and has done extensive research on Texas Railroads (and stations). This program will highlight the impact of major rail companies and demonstrate how they created our larger cities. Along with the discussion, there will be a display of railroad memorabilia.
Masks are required to be worn in the building. Depending on the attendance numbers the meeting may be held outside under the tree in the Rose Garden to allow social distancing.
For additional information please call Dee at 214-938-9476 or Carol at 214 957 9666.