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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Friday, April 24, 2015

Photos from the Garden tour

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Garden Tour Photos

Lots of photos were taken by Brett Bush at the annual garden tour.

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2nd Graders donate to the Museum

Students of Lou Ann Vasquez's 2nd Grade class presented a check to Jerry Pryor and Kathy Mattes, representatives of the Alvin Museum Society The students earned the money through their annual "Wax Museum" class project. The students dressed as, and recited information about historical figures, receiving donations for their efforts. The Society congratulates theses boys and girls for their interest in history and greatly appreciates their generous donation to the Museum.

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Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Don't forget !!! On Saturday, April 18th, 2015, Alvin Museum Society will sponsor the Fifteenth Annual Alvin Area Garden Tour. Touring hours are 10:00 A.M. til 4:00 P.M., and the tour price of $8.00* is a tax-deductible donation to AMS. The event includes tours of three private area gardens (listed below) plus the Marguerite Rogers House Museum, as well as a plant sale out of the House Museum garage and Alvin Garden Club's Annual Flower Show at the Senior Center. Garden of Joe Sumners at 703 Old Galveston Rd. Garden of Bob and Judy Webb at 1404 Highland Dr. Garden of Roger and Jeannette Stuksa at 2185 Troon Dr. This year’s Tour theme is "Conserving, Recycling, and Winterizing." The theme of this year’s Flower Show is "A Fantasy Fairy Tale: 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'" *$8.00 Tickets with flyers and maps will be available on the day of the tour at each garden. Advance tickets are available for only $7.00 each until April 17 at several places in Alvin: the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce, Helen’s Flowers, DaVinci Salon, and during open times at Alvin Historical Museum. Please purchase tickets for yourself and a companion to join in the fun, or give tickets as gifts to friends or loved ones. Even if you are scheduled to work a two-hour shift, there will still be plenty of time for going on the tour. Proceeds from the event will fund maintenance of the House Museum and grounds. For a nominal rental fee, there is boothspace available on the Museum grounds for venders of garden/patio art, furniture, accessories, etc. For further information, call 28l-393-l538 or consult the Alvin Museum Society blogspot: (Calls and e-mails will be done during the 2 weeks before the event to remind AMS members who have signed up to work shifts at the sites and lend support by doing other necessary tasks before, during, and after the Tour.)

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