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    All events are held in the G. C. Rann Auditorium on the second floor of the museum. The late G. C. Rann and his wife Maurine and the citizens of Decatur began restoration of the auditorium, and the completion of the restoration process has the auditorium a showplace.  We have a full schedule of events planned for the rest of the year.

Museum Auditorium
(photo by Blake Hannah)

A ramp and elevator are available to make the museum accessible to the physically challenged. 




February 23
Dear History Friends:
 Our monthly Wise County Historical Society, Inc. meeting will be this Thursday (2-23-2017) at noon at the Wise County Heritage Museum.  Lunch will be served, so please e-mail (wisemuseum@embarqmail.com) , or call the Museum (940-627-5586) and RSVP by 3 p.m. on Wednesday so we will have enough food on hand.  Hope to see you all there--and bring all your friends.  We have a great speaker this month with Mr. Dale Ellison telling us about his work to clear up and refurbish local neglected cemeteries.
 Kerry Clower, President
Wise County Historical Society, Inc.

February 25
Dear Folks:
   We are hoping to dedicate one of Wise County's newest THC subject markers this coming Saturday at (9:30 A.M. and you are all invited to attend.  The marker is the "Lake Bridgeport World War II Training Site" and is located on U. S. Hwy 380 just West of the Lake Bridgeport Bridge.  Since the marker is tied to military activities, we are planning the dedication to coincide with the weekly breakfast of the Wise County Veteran's Group.  The marker was sponsored by the City of Runaway Bay and most of the research was done by Dr. Robert Marlett who, as a young boy, witnessed some of the training activities.  I am trying to get notices of this program out to the local papers and need all of you to spread the news at other organizations where you are involved.
Thanks for your help.
Kerry Clower, Chairperson
Wise County Historical Commission

  February 27, 2017

My Dear Singing Friends:

Just a reminder of the monthly Gospel Opry Sing-Along program this coming Monday night (2-27-17) at 6:30 PM in the G. C. Rann Auditorium of the Wise County Heritage Museum at 1602 S. Trinity St. in Decatur. We are looking forward to seeing you all.

Hope to see you all Monday night--be sure to bring all your singing friends!!!!

Kerry Clower, President
Wise County Historical Society, Inc.