9 results for author: Gabriel Fuller

CPOTM January 2018: The Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo is the Houston History Alliance's Community Partner of the Month for January 2018.  This group connects the Greater Houston Community with animals with the hopes of inspiring action to save and preserve the beautiful wildlife on this planet. Every Winter, this group, in cooperation with TXU Energy, present Zoo Lights, which is a great opportunity to see an amazing holiday lights display on the grounds of The Houston Zoo!  Make sure that you get tickets to this attraction before it ends on January 14, 2018. You can visit their website at https://www.houstonzoo.org/ or check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.co...

CPOTM December 2017: Rutherford B. H. Yates Museum

The Rutherford B. H. Yates Museum is the Houston History Alliance's Community Partner of the Month for December 2017.  This museum is "dedicated to the preservation of historic structures on their original homesteads through internships, archaeology, educational & community programs", all surrounding the African Diaspora in Houston. This museum is named after Rutherford B. H. Yates, a civic and religious leader in Houston's 4th ward, previously known as Freedman's Town, a center of African American business and culture since the Civil War. You can also visit their website at http://www.rbhy.org/ or check them out on Facebook at htt...

CPOTM November 2017: National Museum of Funeral History

The National Museum of Funeral History (NMFH) is the Houston History Alliance's Community Partner of the Month for November 2017.  This museum is unlike anything you have ever experienced!  You can discover America's largest collection of funeral service items such as coffins, caskets and hearses while learning about the funerals of Presidents, Popes and celebrities. We chose this community for this specific month because this month contains the celebration of Dia de los Muertos, also know as Day of the Dead. The NMFH has an event in celebration of this special day where you can learn more about the days Latin customs. Learn more about this ...

CPOTM October 2017: Italian Cultural and Community Center

The Italian Cultural & Community Center is the Houston History Alliance's Community Partner of the Month for October 2017.  This group's purpose is to "advance, celebrate and preserve the Italian culture and heritage for all Houstonians through educational, cultural and social programs, as well as, scholarships for graduating high school students." Every fall, this group presents the Houston Italian Festival, which benefits local non-profits and numerous educational programs and events.  Though their event has already come and gone this year, be sure to check out their website or Facebook for other exciting events. You can visit their ...

CPOTM September 2017: Memorial Park Conservancy

The Memorial Park Conservancy is the Houston History Alliance's Community Partner of the Month for September 2017.  This group is dedicated to the restoration, preservation and enhancement of Houston's beautiful Memorial Park. They believe that the quality of life in Houston is directly impacted by the quality of its parks and do everything they can to provide us all with a beautiful park experience. Coming up, they are having an event called Bridge Bash, on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Memorial Park's iconic Living Bridge is the setting for a night of food, drink, music, and fun under the stars supporting the care of Memorial Park and the work ...

HHA On KPFT Open Journal: Houston’s Lost Restaurants

Houston History Alliance's Cecelia Ottenweller joins Paul Galvani to discuss Houston's Lost Restaurants and the hole their absence have left in our hearts and our taste buds.

The Houston History Alliance and The Handbook of Houston on Houston Matters

Our own Lindsay Scovil Dove visits Houston Matters to discuss the Handbook of Houston, a comprehensive reference guide on all things Houston history and culture, created as a joint project between the Texas State Historical Association and The Houston History Alliance.  Make sure you check out this incredible segment!

HHA’s Board President Discusses The Handbook of Houston on KPFT’s Open Journal

Cecelia Ottenweller was recently invited to KPFT's Open Journal to discuss the joint project of the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) and the Houston History Alliance (HHA), The Handbook of Houston.

CPOTM February 2018: The Fire Museum of Houston

The Fire Museum of Houston is the Houston History Alliance's Community Partner of the Month for February 2018.  This group works to preserve the rich history of Houston's Fire Service, and has been doing so since 1980.   They offer many different educational resources and activities that aim to connect Houston with the rich history of the life-saving fire service people and their stories. You can visit their website at http://www.houstonfiremuseum.org/ or check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HoustonFirePlace.