We are based in the Heritage House, shown above with special decorations for its 100th Anniversary.
To learn about the Society and its activities, CLICK HERE.
To learn about the history of the City of Irving and also the Heritage House, CLICK HERE.
To learn about the history of the Irving Independent School District, CLICK HERE. To see now-and-then photographs of Irving schools and other views, CLICK HERE.
CLICK HERE for a list of future Society activities.
A list of current officers, directors, and committee chairs are found HERE, plus an application for membership as well as a list of former presidents.
Links to other Internet sites in Irving and those with a relation to history are found HERE.
Heritage House tours and Washington Irving exhibit
The Irving Heritage House will be open on Sunday, April 12 from 3pm - 5pm. Docent led tours will begin at 3pm and 4pm. Admission is free. Built in 1912 by C.P. Schulze, brother of one of Irving’s co-founders , the Heritage House is a restored pioneer home. This Texas State Historical Landmark is located at 303 S. O’Connor. READ MORE....
Can you find Rip Van Winkle?
Celebrating Irving: The City
and The Man
Have you found Rip Van Winkle "hidden in plain sight" at Glory House Bistro, Big State Foutain and Grill, the Mustang Museum and the Irving Arts Center? If so, don't take him but take a photo of Rip, post it on the Heritage Society Facebook page, and receive a special prize.
1. Take a photo of Rip Van Winkle
2. If you aren’t already following the Irving Heritage Society on Facebook do it now – and then post your pictures of Rip (with the hashtag #FoundRip) to our page whenever you find him...and“like” us there.
3. Send your contact information to www.irvingheritage.com with “Found Rip” in the subject line. You will receive a prize from the Irving Heritage Society.