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Special Presentation for Friday only: 2017 Alton C. Allen Historical Conference “Driving Cattle Up the Trail”

October 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Special Presentation for the 2017 Alton C. Allen Historical Conference “Driving Cattle Up the Trail” Friday Night Only Oct 20, 2017.

Sponsored by the Lavaca County Historical Commission& the Dickson-Allen Foundation.

Friday Night Brochure
  • Friday evening, October 20, 2017, 5:45pm – 9:00 pm at the Hallet Oak Gallery, Historic Kahn & Stanzel Bldg.,  Doug Kubijeck has arranged for Dr. Dennis Riedesel to discuss and demonstrate cowboys and gambling in saloons. His presentation is entitled: “Saloon of Slim Chance-Historical Scams and Cons Presented as Magical Illusions” to be held at the Hallett Oak Gallery on Friday, October 20, doors open at 6:00pm with a $5.00 admission fee and limited seating allowed to the first one hundred at the door. Show begins at 7:00pm.
  • Saturday daytime, October 21, 2017, 7:30am-4:00pm at the Kocian Building: $15 for individual and $20 per couple. $10 for senior citizen, or K-12 & College student and teacher with school ID.

    For information email:lavacacountyhistoricalcommission@yahoo.com County Historical Commission P.O. Box 811 Hallettsville, TX 77964

About: Lavaca County Historical Commission


The main functions of the Lavaca Historical Commission are to identify, preserve, interpret, and maintain historic and archeological sites. The agency:

Provides leadership and training to local citizens, heritage organizations and county museums in Lavaca County.
Offers preservation consultation to the public.
Works with communities to help protect Lavaca’s diverse architectural heritage, including our historic courthouse and other public buildings.
Administers the state’s historical marker program
Acts in partnerships with communities to stimulate tourism and economic development.
Works with property owners to save archeological sites on private lands.
Consults with citizens and groups to nominate properties as Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks, State Archeological Landmarks, and to the National Register of Historic Places.
Ensures that archeological sites are protected as land is developed for highways and other public construction projects.

The Lavaca County Historical Commission meets four times a year in February, May, September and November.

For more information contact:
Doug Kubicek
Lavaca County Historical Commission
P. O. Box 811
Hallettsville, Texas 77964


October 20, 2017
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lavaca County Historical Commission
Doug Kubicek