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Meeting Programs for Fiscal Year 2023

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This is what the Wilson County Historical Society has planned for 2023.

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Download "WCHS Programs for Fiscal Year 2023.v3.20230403.pdf"

Look Ahead —> Meeting Programs for Fiscal Year 2024

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This is what the Wilson County Historical Society has planned for 2024.

View the individual events below for more updated information as time draws closer.

*Updated 9/22/23

Download "WCHS Programs.FY2024.20230921.pdf"

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Limited Edition Guitar Silent Auction
(Floresville Opry & Western Shindig Silent Auction)

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Floresville Opry & Western Shindig present a Silent Auction for a special limited edition custom designed guitar to benefit the Wilson County Jailhouse Museum Restorations.

Bids are accepted by Facebook Messenger to Viola Henke, producer of the Floresville Opry, or calling 830-391-1062. Bidding will also take place at the Floresville Opry the first Thursday of each month at the Expo & Community Center, and at the Western Shindig at the Floresville Event Center July 15, 2023.

👉 Bids for this memorable guitar will close on Dec. 7, 2023, at the Floresville Opry.
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October Floresville Opry

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Where: Wilson County Expo & Community Center, 435 Hwy 97 E, Floresville, TX 78114

Featuring Bob Appel and the Floresville Opry House Band!

Learn more about the Opry: click here

 
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Jailhouse Museum Tours

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Where: Wilson County Jailhouse Museum, 1140 C St., Floresville, TX 78114

The Museum will be open for tours after the Floresville Peanut Festival parade, until 4 p.m. The cost is $3 for all ages 13 and up; 12 and under are free.

Learn more about the museum: click here
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Spain's Role in the American Revolution and Bernardo de Gálvez: The Story Behind the Founding of the Order of Granaderos y Damas de Gálvez José González, Governor San Antonio Chapter

Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Texas Heritage Project Rudy de la Cruz, Jr. American Indians of Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions

Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Dewees-Remschel House

Speakers/Programs: Annual Christmas Party

 
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: The History of Casa Navarro and the Navarro Family Belinda Gavallos President, Friends of Casa Navarro State Historic Site

Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Let Freedom Ring: Manumission of Three Spanish Colonial Slaves in BĂ©xar Anthony Delgado

Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Notable Women in Texas
Erika Haskins, UIW Women's Studies


Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers Historical Lecture
Larry Carter - Bexar County Buffalo Soliders


Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Dewees-Remschel House

Speakers/Programs: Membership Drive

 
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Hidden Truths Of Our Past Gary Perez
Cultural Preservation Officer - Pakahua/Coahuiltecan Peoples of Mexico and Texas


Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Wilson County Texas Rangers
Nicki Stohr Wilson County Historical Commission


Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: Wilson County Cattle Brands - Volume 2, Allen Kosub WCHS Member & Historian

Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.
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Wilson County Historical Society Meeting

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Where: Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom

Speakers/Programs: The Engines of Texanity Brandon Seale Historian, Researcher and Podcaster

Public meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., in the Wilson County Courthouse in the 2nd Floor Courtroom.