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Carolyn H. Wolff Park

Carolyn H Wolff Park, An Urban Arboretum

Posted: May 6, 2019 at 4:23 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Nature Enriches Our Souls Those of us who live in large metropolitan areas see a lot of brick and concrete. Whether it is a few well-tended plants on a balcony, a tiny patch of lawn that we call our own, a community garden in which we can tend vegetables or a large city park, green […]

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Rosenberg Railroad Museum

Rosenberg Railroad Museum: Adjacent to 3 Active Train Lines

Posted: March 8, 2019 at 11:15 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Museums, Nonprofits & Charities, Rosenberg

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum is one of six such museums in the State of Texas. The Galveston Railroad Museum is the next closest one found in the Houston Metropolitan Area. Cleburne, Plano, Frisco and San Angelo have the other four locations in Texas. This one is a beauty!

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Fantasy Coffins at the National Museum of Funeral History

Fantasy Coffins at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston

Posted: December 11, 2018 at 9:05 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

Coffins You Must See to Believe! Custom coffins are not a new idea. History can show us many examples from the past and even the present. However, the symbolic ones from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana created primarily since the 1950s are the most unique and eye-catching ones that I have ever seen. Ga […]

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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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