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Detail of Albert Erickson monument in Glenwood Cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery Houston | Who’s Who of Spectacular Grave Sites

Posted: July 16, 2017 at 6:44 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Nonprofits & Charities, Sculptures

If you are looking to visit a spectacular cemetery with opulent grave sites located in a breathtaking setting you need to plan a visit to Glenwood Cemetery Houston.

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Mandell Park

Mandell Park Houston a Neighborhood Urban Harvest Oasis

Posted: June 15, 2017 at 5:13 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Mandell Park is an urban oasis consisting of 1.22 acres near the Montrose district of our city.  The address is Richmond Avenue @ Mandell Street, Houston, Texas 77006. The history of how this came into existence is heartening for many reasons. At one time this piece of land was going to be used for one […]

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Boardwalk & Observation Tower over White Lake in Cullinan Park

Cullinan Park in Sugar Land, Texas

Posted: June 5, 2017 at 2:26 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Houston Metro Area, Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Sugar Land

Cullinan Park is a vast forested and wetland area consisting of 754 acres.  It is located off of Highway 6 just north of the Sugar Land Regional Airport. My husband and I recently visited there.  The first thing noticed after driving into the park and parking is the small but family-friendly picnic area.  Currently, there […]

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Affixed to exterior of Houston Maritime Museum

Houston Maritime Museum Chronicles Sea Travel & More!

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

Houston Maritime Museum The Houston Maritime Museum is a hidden gem of a museum! It was the dream of its founder Jim Manzolillo.  He had a long career with shipbuilding.  He also made countless sea journeys collecting ship models, relics, and artifacts from all around the globe.  The doors to this museum opened in the […]

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1895 Ahrens Fox horse-drawn steamer at Fire Museum of Houston

Houston Fire Museum Showcases History with Fun for Kids

Posted: August 16, 2016 at 8:05 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Houston Fire Museum is in the Midtown area of Houston.  This historic building dates back to 1898.  The oldest firehouse in Houston, it was designed by Olle J. Lorehn.  It was opened for business as a fire station in 1899 and has an official historical medallion on the exterior of the building. Fire Station […]

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