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Mark April 3, 2017 to begin Celebrating Irving: The City and The Man.
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Check out the new issue of the Whistle Stop Newsletter!
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Check out the new Brochure
of the Heritage House
Printed copies are available at the Heritage House. 
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of the
2015-2016
IHS Yearbook?

 

Welcome to the
Irving Heritage Society

We are based in the Heritage House, shown above with special decorations for its 100th Anniversary.

To learn about the Society and its activities, CLICK HERE.

To learn about the history of the City of Irving and also the Heritage House, CLICK HERE.

To learn about the history of the Irving Independent School District, CLICK HERE. To see now-and-then photographs of Irving schools and other views, CLICK HERE.

CLICK HERE for a list of future Society activities.

A list of current officers, directors, and committee chairs are found HERE, plus an application for membership as well as a list of former presidents.

Links to other Internet sites in Irving and those with a relation to history are found HERE.


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Heritage House and Mary's Playhouse tours
Sunday, April 2 at 3pm

The Irving Heritage House, located at 303 South O’Connor, will be open on Sunday, April 2, from 3pm to 5pm for the first Sunday tour.  Admission is free and docent led tours are offered at 3pm and 4pm.  Built in 1912, this Recorded Texas Historic Landmark provides a glimpse of one of Irving’s early families and their home.  READ MORE



10th Annual Celebrating Irving
The City and the Man

CLICK HERE FOR—THE TRIVIA TEAM APPLICATION
CLICK HERE FOR—THE TRIVIA QUESTIONS TO SUBMIT
CLICK HERE FOR—THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS


Heritage House is open
for tours on the first Sunday
3pm-5pm

The Heritage House is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and was built in 1912. If you are interested in knowing more about becoming a docent at the Heritage House, let us know. We would love to share information about this special circle of volunteers. Docents at the Caster Cabin and the depot at Heritage Park are also needed for special events at Heritage Park.

For past stories, CLICK HERE for ARCHIVES page.



 

 

The Irving Heritage Society’s vision:

A diverse community that values its past, celebrates its present, and embraces
its future.


Mission Statement:

The Irving Heritage Society is a vibrant, intergenerational volunteer organization that:
ADVOCATES historic preservation
EDUCATES the community
on its heritage
PRESERVES and accumulates
local history


2015-2106 Irving Heritage Society Board

President – Rick Stopfer
President elect –Lea Bailey
First Vice President/
membership
– Kitty Boyle
Second Vice President/
programs
– Jearlene Miller
Third Vice President/
projects
– Diane Mannon
Recording Secretary – Carol Lucas Corresponding Secretary
Anne Pfaff
Treasurer – Stacey Martin
Historian – Karen Martin
Parliamentarian
– Kaye Ward

The new directors include:  Bob Bourgeois, Dwane Crain, Trevor Putman, Nancie Rissing, Gary Westerman


ICTN Four-Minute Video of the 100th Anniversary of IHS and Society’s Valentine Tea

CLICK HERE to see the 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.



Photo Albums of
Recent IHS Events

November 6, Heritage House and Mary's playhouse Tours
CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

2016 Valentine Tea
CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

The Dedication of Mary's Playhouse
CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

To View more events, CLICK HERE