Sam Houston, made a visit to the Picketville Chapter meeting April 10th to talking about his life. (Jerry Gribble, from the Waco area, is actually a relative of Sam Houston.)
Billie O’Neal, member of the Picketville Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, presents Rhonda Crawford, Executive Director, Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce with 120 Texas blinky pins. These pins are part of the outreach program for the Picketville Chapter. The Chamber will be giving these pins to the 100 plus pilots from all over the U.S. traveling to Breckenridge for the Air Show the end of May,2017.
Members of the Picketville Chapter of the Daughter of the Republic of Texas were on hand November 5 for the DRT 125th Year Celebration at the LBJ Ranch National Historic Park.
The Picketville Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas met Monday, December 12, for lunch and entertainment at the beautiful Connellee Hotel in Eastland. The Charles Dickens Christmas Carolers were on hand to sing beautiful Christmas music.
Members of the Picketville Daughters of the Republic of Texas attended the Texas Independence Day Luncheon held at the Ridglea Country Club in Fort Worth on March 4th.
The Picketville Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas exhibit their trunk presentation to the South Elementary 4th graders March 9, 2017. Kay Jurecek, pictured, along with DRT members Billie O’Neal, and Susan Hare presented the trunk contents from the Republic of Texas era to attentive 4th graders at South Elementary. Children participated in the program. Each child was presented with a Texas blinky pin to take home in honor of Texas History Month.
DRT members learn about the history of chuck wagons
Chapter members learn about Rueben Hornsby, an early Texas settler, and member of the Old Three Hundred, Stephen F. Austin’s first colony
Chapter members get a chance to see the Mission Quilt designed and pieced by Amelia Perry for her son, former Governor Rick Perry
Members enjoying a day in Glen Rose at the District II Workshop
Texas lineage work day at Fort Griffin
Donna Irby, Picketville Chapter President, presenting a “Come and Take It” flag to the Picketville chapter
Picketville Chapter tours Fort Belknap in Graham, Texas
Chapter member looking at early Texas trails at a recent DRT program