The Marguerite Rogers House Museum
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The Alvin Historical Museum
Location: Alvin, Brazoria County, Texas, United States

The Alvin Museum Society's constitution was adopted on April 12, 1976. The Society's stated mission is "to preserve the history of Alvin and its immediate area by heightening residents' awareness of the value of saving the past for the benefit of the future. Exhibits, programs, and activities that educate the museums' patrons are offered. Selected for preservation are structures, objects, documents, photographs, oral and visual histories, and all artifacts that add to the telling of Alvin's story." The Society owns and operates the Marguerite Rogers House Museum and the Alvin Historical Museum both of which are open for touring.

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Thursday, September 14, 2006

August Meeting


Bruce Taylor-Hille, Program Coordinator at the Brazoria County Historical Museum, presented the program at the August 27th meeting of the Alvin Museum Society. Bruce described the annual Austin Town celebration in Angleton and gave a detailed account of what life was like in the early 1800's. Austin Town is an open-air event which depicts a living history remembrance of life as it was when Stephen F. Austin mapped out Brazoria County.


Bobbie Case discusses plans for the gala with event chairman, Julie Patterson. "Encore: Another Evening with the Stars" is set for November 11, 2006, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Parish Hall. Individual tickets are $50.00, reserved table for 8 is $500.00, available from Edward Jones/Bill Nelson, 281-388-0616 or Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce, 281-331-3944. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with social time, silent auction, seated dinner and entertainment. You don't want to miss this fun-filled evening! Get your tickets now.