Dr. Lea Bailey was elected President of the Irving Heritage Society during the May 7th general meeting and ice cream social on the front lawn of the Irving Heritage House. Following the installation of the officers and directors by Dr. Walter Betts, Texas Library Association Immediate Past President, Dr. Bailey provided a year in review.
In a bedroom called “The Bride’s Room, ” wedding gowns spanning several decades, are displayed in the Irving Heritage House. Located at 303 South O’Connor, the Heritage House will be open Sunday, June 4, from 3pm – 5pm. Docent led tours begin at 3pm and 4pm. Admission is free. Group tours may also be scheduled on alternate days. The Heritage House is a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark. READ MORE
In conjunction with the national Smithsonian Museum Day on Saturday, September 24, the Irving Heritage House will be open for free tours from 1pm – 4pm. Located at 303 South O’Connor, the Heritage House is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. It was built in 1912 as the home of C.P. Schulze. Call 972-252-3838 for more information.
VIDEO— Click on the symbol in the lower right corner just below the small screen to watch it full-screen.It states that “Irving’s Heritage House is now 100 years old. The Heritage Society has a number of special events planned to mark that anniversary. This tea took visitors on a trip back in time.” The video contains many comments by Society members.
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“Irving, Texas, From Rails to Wings, 1903-2003” by Norma Stanton and "Irving, Texas, Centennial, 1903-2003, Cookbook and Family Histories" by Helen Ogden Widener is available from the Society. HOW YOU CAN BUY THESE BOOKS!