March 2, 2020 - On this date, in 1836, during the siege of the Alamo, another handful of men met one hundred fifty miles to the east in a large unfinished blacksmith shop at Washington-on-the-Brazos. There, on his forty second birthday, Sam Houston with fifty eight other duly elected delegates to the Convention of 1836
January 8, 2020 - The William Carroll Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will meet this Saturday, January 11, at 10:00 AM at the Sam Samford Lodge in Center. The program will be "Faith on the Frontier," a look at worship and churches in the days of the Republic and the early days of statehood. Additionally, we will have a welcoming ceremony for our newest chapter members, introduce prospective members and take a look into what's ahead for the new year. Come help us get 2020 off to a good start.
December 10, 2019 - The William Carroll Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will hold their December meeting this Saturday, December 14, at the Sam Samford Lodge in Center at NOON.
The JJE Gibson Children of the Republic of Texas Chapter and the Gateway to Texas Sons of the Republic of Texas Chapter will join us and spouses, friends and other family members are cordially invited.
November 6, 2019 - The William Carroll Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will hold their November meeting this Saturday, November 9, at 10am at the Sam Samford Lodge in Center. We will begin with a short business session. During lunch we will celebrate one of our DRT Honor Days, Daughters of the the Republic of Texas Founders Day.
October 9, 2019 - The William Carroll Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will meet Saturday, October 12, at 10:00 AM at the Sam Samford Lodge in Center. Colleen Doggett will bring the program: "Ferries and Landings Along the Sabine." Our chapter has some new members, some "in progress" members and some prospective members so come meet some new friends, have a light meal and enjoy an interesting program. For more information call Maggie at 936-248-3361, Hope to see you Saturday.
September 18, 2019 - The Daughters of the Republic of Texas will recognzie Texas military heroes on Septermber 18, 2019 with Texas Heroes Day. This day will honor Texas Military, past and present. The DRT has designated the day to honor and preserve the memory of the volunteer soldiers who died defending the Republic of Texas and her independence. Special emphasis is placed on honoring those of the 1842 Dawson Massacre and the Mier Expedition.
September 10, 2019 - This Saturday, September 14, 2019 the William Carroll Crawford chapter of the DRT will meet at 10:00 AM at the Sam Samford Lodge in Center. Hostesses for the salad luncheon will be Chapter officers. Following the business meeting (which will include plans for the upcoming year), will be a program on "What it takes to become a Six Star Chapter" or the year in review. Hope to see you there.
April 9, 2019 - At the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Convention in 1929 the members voted to sponsor an organization to be known as the Children of the Republic of Texas. DRT Chapters throughout the state would sponsor local chapters.