NOTE: The Visitor Center has been temporarily relocated due to flood damage from Hurricane Harvey. To purchase admission tickets, follow the signs in the parking lot to the alternate entrance.

News / Press Releases

22 Sep2017

34th Annual Texian Market Days Festival Set for October 20 & 21

34th Annual Texian Market Days Festival features Battle Re-Enactments, Food & Artisan Vendors, Historic Homes, Lots of Hands-On Activities, Music, Entertainment and More! RICHMOND – Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of more than 100 years of Texas history at the 34th annual Texian Market Days festival! Set for Friday, October 20 (school...

Read More »

29 Nov2016

Have a very Texas Christmas at ‘Campfire Christmas’ and ‘Christmas in the Park’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 29, 2016Media Contact: Jennifer Farrell | 281-382-0219 RICHMOND – Time travel through Texas history this year at the George Ranch Historical Park’s Campfire Christmas event! This visitor holiday favorite showcases three different time periods in history: Guests can join the Ryon family for an 1860s housewarming ball, relax with the cowboys...

Read More »

16 Sep2016

It’s Cannon Time! 33rd Annual Texian Market Days Festival Set for October 21 & 22

RICHMOND – Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of more than 100 years of Texas history at the 33rd annual Texian Market Days festival! Set for Saturday, October 22 and held on the grounds of the George Ranch Historical Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the annual festival is a community fall...

Read More »

08 Aug2016

Labor Day: 1930s Backyard Barbecue!

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the George Ranch Historical Park! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 9, 2016MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Farrell RICHMOND – Spend your Labor Day weekend steeped in history this year at the George Ranch Historical Park! Though normally closed on Mondays, the Park will be open to celebrate Labor Day on Saturday, September 3...

Read More »

23 May2016

Discover the History of Memorial Day on May 28 & 30 at the George Ranch Historical Park

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 19, 2016 Media Contact: Jennifer Farrell 281-382-0219 (cell) RICHMOND – Visit the George Ranch Historical Park for a special Memorial Day Remembrance on Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30. HISTORY Memorial Day’s roots began in the South just after the Civil War, when the Ladies Memorial Association of Columbus,...

Read More »

04 Apr2016

Runaway Scrape set for Saturday, April 9

RICHMOND – Experience a key event in the struggle for Texas independence at the annual Runaway Scrape re-enactment! Set for Saturday, April 9 at the George Ranch Historical Park, the Runaway Scrape depicts life in the spring of 1836, when the colonists were forced to flee for their lives from the incoming Mexican Army....

Read More »

22 Mar2016

Historic games, egg hunt, bonnet contest and more set for Old-Fashioned Easter celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RICHMOND – Have an old-fashioned Easter at the George Ranch Historical Park this Saturday! Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., special Easter activities will be ongoing at each of the four historic sites: 1830s Jones Stock Farm: Play a rousing game of egg pocking while learning about pioneer life in...

Read More »

04 Mar2016

Time Travel for Spring Break at the George Ranch Historical Park!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact: Jennifer Farrell RICHMOND – Make historical memories this spring break at the George Ranch Historical Park! Explore more than 100 years of Texas history March 12 and 15-19 with costumed interpreters, historic home tours, historic meals, hands-on activities, demonstrations and more! “Spring break is one of our favorite weeks here...

Read More »

11 Feb2016

WCA Waste Corporation Donates $30,000 for Title One Schools to Experience Hands-On History at the George Ranch Historical Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Farrell   RICHMOND – WCA Waste Corporation has generously given the Fort Bend County Museum Association a grant making it possible for underprivileged children in Title 1 schools to visit the George Ranch Historical Park in 2016. “WCA is proud to give back to the...

Read More »

01 Dec2015

Christmas in the Park: A Historic Holiday Experience

RICHMOND — Christmas is coming to the George Ranch Historical Park this month in all of its historical glory. On Dec. 5, 12, 19, 22 & 23, guests will travel through Christmas pasts on a festive hayride (weather-permitting) and explore the customs and decorations of the 1830s through the 1930s. Wassail and spice cookie samples will...

Read More »

Close
loading...