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The George Ranch Blog

06 Dec2013

Sharecropper Plays Santa

Best known as “Uncle Bob”, Bob Beringer portrays the 1890s Sharecropper at the George Ranch Historical Park for most of the year. When Christmas rolls around, Uncle Bob becomes Santa Claus. He makes special appearances for children visiting the George Ranch Historical Park during December holiday activities. This year, Beringer is competing in the...

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06 Dec2013

Holiday Activities & Workshops at GRHP this December

During the entire month of December, the George Ranch Historical Park will be a winter wonderland with each historical site decked out in traditional Christmas decor and holiday craft workshops offered on Saturdays. Begin the adventure at the 1830s Jones Stock Farm, discover how the Old 300 celebrated Christmas on the frontier. Simple greenery...

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06 Dec2013

Campfire Christmas Offers Unique Experience

Journey back through 100 years of holiday traditions at the George Ranch Historical Park this December with Campfire Christmas celebrations on December 13, 14, 20 & 21 and a Children’s Campfire Christmas on December 19. “Campfire Christmas gives our visitors the rare opportunity to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Park at night...

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14 Nov2013

Youth Photography Contest

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY:  Midnight – May 31, 2014Enter your favorite photos of George Ranch Historical Park in our Student Photography Contest and help us create our 2015 calendar. The top 4 winners (in each age group) will win  a spot in the 2015 calendar  an award certificate  & 4 tickets to the 2014 Texian Market Days ...

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04 Nov2013

Thousands Attend Texian Market Days 2013

Over 6,000 guests explored four historic sites and a plethora of activities at George Ranch Historical Park on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26. The Park was bustling with excitement over the weekend as guests traveled from miles around to experience over 100 years of Texas history at the 30th Annual Texian Market...

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31 Oct2013

Trailside Exhibit Opens in Memory of Orin Covell

  Cutting the ribbon for the new exhibit – (left to right)Orin’s daughter Lara Covell-Tucker is holding Orin’s two-year-old granddaughter Brooke alongside Rockie Parr, Becky Covell, Candace Jones, and Ann Council.   Approximately 50 family members and friends gathered together on Friday October 25, for the ribbon cutting ceremony launching a new trailside exhibit...

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18 Oct2013

Thank You & Congratulations to WCA Waste Corporation

Above, from left: Anna Hopkins, Candace Jones, Dave Jaeger, Kristi Farquar, Krystal Willeby   WCA Waste Corporation, a longstanding supporter of the George Ranch Historical Park, is celebrating the opening of  a new High-BTU Plant at the Fort Bend Regional Landfill in Needville, TX. George Ranch Historical Park representatives were invited to attend yesterday’s...

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17 Sep2013

What to Expect at 2013 Texian Market Days

Texian Market Days will return for its 30th year on Saturday, October 26. Visitors of all ages are sure to enjoy this celebration of Texas heritage at the George Ranch Historical Park, located at 10215 FM 726 in Richmond, Texas. Experience over 100 years of Texas history in one day with a wide variety...

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06 Sep2013

Texian Market Days Celebrates 30th Year!

On Saturday, October 26, Texian Market Days returns to the George Ranch Historical Park for its 30th year in a row. This celebration of Texas heritage has something for everyone with an assortment of food and craft vendors, battle re-enactments, live music and hands-on activities that both children and adults will enjoy. The George...

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16 Jul2013

25th Anniversary was a hit!

What a weekend! George Ranch Historical Park had nearly 800 guests who came out on Saturday, July 13 to enjoy free admission in celebration of our 25th Anniversary. We hope so see y’ll back very soon! Thank you to everyone who has ever visited, contributed to and loved the Park over the last 25...

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