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The Heritage Society currently offers six community outreach programs to the public. These include five presentations for adults and one traveling trunk show for children. The average time for the program is 4550 minutes. These programs are presented at the location of your choice for a fee of $50.00 for each show. Mileage fees may apply. If you are interested in scheduling an Outreach presentation from The Heritage Society, please contact us 713.655.1912, or email our Education Coordinator at emartin@heritagesociety.org

Adult Programs

  • 177 Years of Houston History traces the history of Houston from the Austin Colony to the present. (May be adapted for younger audiences.)

  • Families of the Park explores the lives of the individuals who lived in the historic structures in Sam Houston Park and their contributions to Houston. 

  • Steeples and Stained Glass follows the development of religious groups in Houston through architecture and congregational history.

  • Staiti House and Gardens focuses on the life and times of Henry Staiti, a pioneer oil operator. His "suburban" gardens were some of the earliest professional landscapes in Houston. 

Children's Programming

Pioneer Trunk Show-Texas history comes to life with The Heritage Society's Pioneer Trunk Show. Our frontier-clad presenter brings the show to your location. Children learn about the past through three-dimensional historical objects. This unique learning experience is suited for children ages 8-12 and ties in perfectly with the Texas history curriculum. 

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