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Portion of Angel Sculpture by Cudlipp Monument in Washington Cemetery

Washington Cemetery: Historic Texas Cemetery in Houston

Posted: November 27, 2018 at 12:36 am   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Nonprofits & Charities

The historic 13.5-acre Washington Cemetery was established in 1887 by a German Society called the Deutsche Gesellschaft von Houston. It is adjacent to the beautiful Glenwood Cemetery in Houston. See distinctive monuments of all types including Woodmen of the World & Masonic markers while learning about some of the notable people interred there.

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Book Return Outside Bellaire City Library

Bellaire City Library – Serving Residents Since 1951

Posted: March 15, 2018 at 3:02 pm   /   Bellaire, Houston Metro Area, Libraries, Nonprofits & Charities

Bellaire City Library Artist Paige Piland painted the pretty book return outside of the Bellaire City Library.  The Friends of the Bellaire Library helped fund that artful book drop appearance. The history of this only library in Bellaire is fascinating. City of Bellaire Bellaire, Texas is a small mostly residential community surrounded by the cities […]

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Cenacle building & foliage

Cenacle Retreat House Photos Prior to Hurricane Harvey

Posted: January 21, 2018 at 8:26 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities

Cenacle Retreat House One day while visiting the beautiful Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, we met a lady who told us about the Cenacle Retreat House.  She mentioned not only its beauty but the peace that she always experienced when walking the grounds.  My husband and I were intrigued and decided to check it out […]

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Teo Chew Temple

Teo Chew Temple located in Houston’s Chinatown

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 6:34 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Nonprofits & Charities

Teo Chew Temple The Teo Chew Temple is a Vietnamese Buddhist Temple located in southwest Houston.  My husband and I spotted the ornate rooftops when we were walking through the nearby Arthur Storey Park one day.  We made a mental note to find out more about the structure at a later date. The address is […]

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Rose Garden at McGovern Centennial Gardens

McGovern Centennial Gardens | New Haven in Hermann Park

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 12:47 am   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

McGovern Centennial Gardens The video below showing McGovern Centennial Gardens gives one an excellent overall look at the 15 acre newest addition to Hermann Park. There are a total of 445 acres in Hermann Park which is one of Houston’s premier public green spaces. We all benefit from the philanthropist and benefactor George Hermann who […]

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