Sunday, Sept. 3 from 3pm-5pm —In honor of the 1936 wedding of Charles and Catherine Schulze, Catherine’s wedding gown and bridesmaids’ dresses will be featured in the bridal gown display during the monthly Heritage House tour. Bridal gowns dating from the 1880s to a mid-century informal gown from the 1950s will also be displayed. READ MORE
Sunday, August 6 at 3pm -5pm —The Schulze family home, now known as the Irving Heritage House, was built in 1912. It was given to the city as a “historic tour home” by the Schulze children Charles and Catherine Schulze and Sister Mary Schulze in 1975. The house became a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark in 1986. READ MORE
In conjunction with the national Smithsonian Museum Day on Saturday, September 24, the Irving Heritage House will be open for free tours from 1pm – 4pm. Located at 303 South O’Connor, the Heritage House is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. It was built in 1912 as the home of C.P. Schulze. Call 972-252-3838 for more information.
VIDEO— Click on the symbol in the lower right corner just below the small screen to watch it full-screen.It states that “Irving’s Heritage House is now 100 years old. The Heritage Society has a number of special events planned to mark that anniversary. This tea took visitors on a trip back in time.” The video contains many comments by Society members.
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