Earth Day Project at Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary Coming Soon!

Aransas Pathways “March Mulch Madness” was a wonderful success at Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary. Thank you Volunteers and Quirky Birds Coffee for helping with “March Mulch Madness” at Aransas Pathways Gardens. We invite you to join us for the next Earth Day Project Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 8 am to 10 am at Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary at 1401 S. Church St. In celebration of Earth Day we will be planting native plants in the mulched pathways and garden areas. Bring your gardening gloves, water, masks and favorite gardening tool. What better way to give back to your community

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“Mulch Madness” at Aransas Pathways Gardens

Volunteers Needed for March 20, 2021 Aransas Pathways invite you to help restore our natural gardens at Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary at 1401 S. Church St. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 8 am to 10 am. We will be adding mulch to the pathways and garden areas. Bring your gardening gloves, water, masks and favorite gardening tool. What better way to give back to your community while being outdoors and social distancing! If you would like to volunteer at one of the Aransas Pathways contact Deanna Spruce pio@aransascounty.org or call 361-790-9496. We need your help at Connie Hagar. Come

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Coastal Holiday Event, Sat. Nov. 14, 10 AM at the History Center

Coastal Holiday Event, Sat. Nov. 14, 10 AM at the History Center

You’re invited to join the party at the History Center to unveil signage for our garden exhibit and view the coastal holiday display inside.  The fun begins Sat. Nov. 14 at 10 AM with coffee & donuts and brief comments about the historic foundations on display in the garden.  Events will be held outdoors, weather permitting. We are proud to announce the opening of our coastal holiday exhibit, “Holiday Fare … Brought to You by Land, Sea, and Air”.  The holiday celebration will include thematic trees echoing our current exhibit, “Sails, Trails, Rails and Wings.” Of course, we will not

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Key Allegro: A Vision for Growth

Exhibit opens: August 10, 2019 The Friends of the History Center for Aransas County announce the opening of the exhibit “Key Allegro: A Vision for Growth” set for Saturday, August 10th, 7:00 p.m. at 801 E. Cedar Street in Rockport.    From a Karankawa Indian settlement to the resort community it is today, Key Allegro’s history is colorful and storied. The exhibit will portray the early history of the coast to the present day, capturing all aspects of the growth of Key Allegro and how it impacts Aransas County and the surrounding areas.  Artifacts, maps, photographs, and videos will further

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Recent Excavations at San Felipe de Austin: S.F. Austin’s Original Colony in Texas

Jeff Durst, THC archeologist, will talk about “Recent Excavations at San Felipe de Austin: S.F. Austin’s Original Colony in Texas” at the History Center, 801 E. Cedar St. in Rockport at 2:00 PM on Sunday, November 4. San Felipe was founded in 1823 and grew to be a center of the colony on the Brazos River. As empresario Austin issued land grants from his office bringing many settlers to Texas. In 1836 a convention gathered and on March 2 approved a Declaration of Independence that was printed on a handbill and in published in the Telegraph and Texas Register. Sam  Houston encamped near the town before

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Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic Homes, 2017

Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic Homes, December 2-3 The 2017 Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic Homes will take place on Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3 from 1- 5 PM both days. The tour features 3 homes in Rockport, 1 in Fulton, and 3 institutions. All of the homes are at least 50 years old, and the docents in each house dress in vintage attire to match the era of the home! Tickets ($15 for one, $25 for two) are available in advance online www.aransashistorycenter.org, at the Chamber of Commerce or at any home during the Tour. On Saturday, December 2, docents dressed in

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