Help Twin Sisters, One Of The Oldest Dance Halls In Texas, Replace Their Roof

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After thousands of dances, weddings, family reunions, community fundraisers and other gatherings, Twin Sisters need a new roof and it needs it badly since it is over 90 years old.  The hall now gets water on the beautiful wooden dance floor when it rains. They are currently running a campaign on GoFundMe to raise money for a new roof.

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Built by local craftsman in the 1870s, Twin Sisters Dance Hall has held its monthly Saturday night dance ever since.  That’s something like 1,752 dances!

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Posted on August 13th, 2016


Three New Members Joining The TDHP Advisory Board

At the June 24th meeting of the TDHP Board of Directors, three new Advisory Board candidates were approved as additions to our existing Advisory Board effective July 1st, 2016. These additions continue to enhance our organization’s skill sets and network of historic dance hall enthusiasts and preservation minded activists.

Please join us in welcoming:
— Laura Acuna M.A., project manager, cultural heritage professional & archaeologist, San Antonio, TX
— Amber Leigh Becerra, owner & proprietor, Historic Schneider Hall, Columbus, TX
— Gary E. McKee, editor & photojournalist for Texas Polka News and Polkabeat.com, active in protection of cultural landmarks, private researcher on prehistoric and historic Texas culture for publications, Vice-Chair of the Fayette County Historical Commission and the Texas Historical Commission’s Archeological Steward for Fayette & Surrounding Counties

Posted on August 1st, 2016


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