Tag Archive: Gregg County Historical Museum

Apr 22 2013

Historical commission welcomes new members

According to GCHC Chairman Gordon Northcutt, recently appointed to two-year commission terms are Paul Anderson, Longview; Fallon Burns, Kilgore; Steven Kimbro, Longview; Johnny King, Longview; Bennie Moore, Gladewater; Sylvia Nelson, Kilgore; Elaine Roddy, Gladewater; and Debbie Sadler, Longview. “We are excited to welcome these new members to the Commission,” Northcutt said. “The Gregg County Historical …

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Apr 08 2013

Dalton Days looms

Longview’s annual Dalton Days will have extra fire power this year, when it returns to the Longview Rodeo Arena on April 13 from 9am-2pm. This year’s event features the return of the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association and its fast-riding, fast-shooting competition. The Gregg County Historical Museum presents Dalton Days each year, with re-enactments of the …

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May 01 2012

Museum to host Appraisal Fair

The Gregg County Historical Museum is hosting its annual Appraisal Fair on Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Antiques include Texana, firearms, bottles, flasks, glassware, pottery, stoneware, estate jewelry, gold, silver and Americana. Items must be small enough to carry into the museum. Moreover experts will be available to give verbal appraisals. …

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Apr 10 2012

Rodeo Arena opens after renovation

The Longview Rodeo Arena at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex is opening following a major renovation project. A ribbon cutting will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 12, at the Longview Rodeo Arena, located at 100 Grand Blvd. The first event in the renovated facility will take place on Saturday, April 14, …

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Mar 27 2012

Dalton Days feature shotgun weddings

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Offering free marriage license and stay in a local hotel       Michael and Nicole Joseph were married three years ago. They will be re-tying their knot April 14 in a dramatic ceremony in which the wedding party will include a cast of bank robbers–so to speak. The last time these desperadoes preyed on …

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Jan 31 2012

Museum honors black history

Black History Then and Now is the theme of the Gregg County Historical Museum’s 2012 salute to African-American history. This month-long exhibit opened February 2 and features a timeline of American Black History, spiced with a chronicle of local black history and how it relates to black history nationally. Photographs, documents and various artifacts will …

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Jan 24 2012

Museum cover AT&T Yellow Pages

Neina Kennedy, Museum Director; Edwin Graves, AT&T Advertising Solutions Area Market Manager; Dee Farmer, Senator Eltife’s district director;  Candice Gast, AT&T external affairs director; and the Honorable Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt  attend the unveiling of the new AT&T Yellow Pages at the Gregg County Historical Museum.

The Gregg County Historical Museum personnel, volunteers, board members, community members and AT&T executives were delighted to unveil the cover of the new Greater Longview AT&T Real Yellow Pages directory featuring the Everett Building, home to the Gregg County Historical Museum. Tammy Cromer-Campbell took the cover photo, which highlights the structure’s rounded bay and recessed …

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