Storytelling and Gallery Talk at Confederate Reunion Grounds

Jan 18 2014 (All day)

Cost: Free

Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site
1738 FM 2705
Mexia  Texas  76667

Humanities Texas logoJoin us in the Confederate Reunion Grounds Visitors Center for a day of storytelling, gallery talks, and refreshments surrounding the current Humanities Texas exhibits and Limestone County Historical Museum's special collections exhibit on local oil boom history. 

Both young and old will want to hear local storyteller, Glenda Nelson, as she shares a time before running water, electricity, and motor vehicles for the “Rural Texas Women at Work” exhibit. Nelson will be featured in the morning from 10-11 a.m. and in the afternoon from 1-3 p.m. 

William Reagan, a member of the Limestone County Historical Museum board and chair of the Limestone County Historical Commission, will be featured in the “Working Hands” gallery to visit with the public for the special collections exhibit related to local oil boom history. 

The exhibitions will be available to the public through January 26, 2014. For additional information or to arrange group visits, call 254.472.0959 or email The exhibitions are organized by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Limestone County Historical Museum.