Lloyd Mays is a self-taught artist and poet from Washington County. Born the last of ...
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Since 1881, a colorful scene has unfolded in Brenham each May. This festival, known as ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress May Contact:Mike Vance or Sabrina Cole310 East Main St.Brenham, TX 77833Phone: 979.551.3750https://firstname.lastname@example.org November 21, 2022 Washington County Foodways, the inaugural temporary exhibit at the Brenham Heritage Museum, will include five ticketed educational tastings. The ambitious programming to accompany this exhibit is the largest ever undertaken by the museum, and the ticket price […]
The Brenham Heritage Museum presents Freedom Colonies: Tracing Historic Black Settlements of Washington County. This wonderful exhibit explores the remarkable stories of former slaves and their descendants who established entire local communities following their Emancipation. Often times, the Freedom Colonies centered around a church and school, and residents might work in the city or may […]
Delve into the histories of some local African American families. The Brenham Heritage Museum’s Bus Depot Gallery is displaying family trees, pictures, and objects designed to intrigue you to explore your genealogy.
William “Bill” Condon (1923-1998) was a native Houstonian, a practicing architect, and a fine artist. He received a BA in architecture from Rice Institute in 1949 and assumed a position in the architectural firm of Broesche and Condon Associates. The firm was founded by Travis Broesche, who in the late 1970s began phasing out his practices […]
This February, the Brenham Heritage Museum (BHM)is celebrating Black History Month by inviting the community to view the “Oh, I Didn’t Know That!” Exhibit. This exhibit features Black inventors, athletes, civil rights activists, and others whose roots are here in Brenham and Washington County. We guarantee visitors will leave, saying, “Oh, I Didn’t Know That!” […]
The first day of school of the Brenham Independent School District (BISD) was September 6, 1875. The exhibition featuring historical photos, documents, books and memorabilia in celebration of the 144th anniversary of the BISD and Washington County schools will be on display until November 16, 2019.
This exhibition is the culmination of a five-year project, to coincide with the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. This exhibition will be on view at The Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum, 9220 Poplar Street, Chappell Hill, TX 77426, through November 11, 2019.
This exhibit details the military service of the Confederate soldier of Washington County, Texas.
The 1900’s are history!
Step back in time and view the Victorian and Edwardian Eras of Washington County.
American, German, Pole, Czech… They all shared a common bond.
Texas was a very different place in the early to middle part of the 1800’s.
A special exhibit memorializing the role Washington County played as part of the Spanish Empire.
A pictorial history and year-long centennial celebration!
Showcasing artifacts from Phil Coe, Ben Thompson, the American Civil War, and law enforcement.