Archive | February, 2017

Spring Gala 2017: Evening at the Mansion

Heritage Society of Washington County presents Spring Gala 2017: Evening at the Mansion.

This festive evening includes cocktails, dinner and dancing to the music of the Black Cat Choir. The Senior Heritage Belles will be presented to Heritage Society members. There will be both live and silent auctions.

Your generous support is greatly appreciated!

  • Gold Table Seating for 10 | $2,500
  • Silver Table Seating for 10 | $2,000
  • Bronze Table Seating for 10 | $1,500
  • Couples Night | $250
  • Guest Reservation | $100

Proceeds will be used for the maintenance and preservation of the Giddings Stone Mansion, the Giddings Wilkin House Museum, and the Ross Carroll Bennett House.

Time & Place:

Event will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 6 pm, at the Giddings Stone Mansion, located at 2203 Century Circle, Brenham, Texas.

Reservations and tickets are now available. Call today 979-836-1690 or purchase in advance via PayPal on this website. Purchase Event Tickets

Spring Heritage Home Tour: 2017

Experience our county’s rich heritage and the lifestyles of our forefathers.

Tour Date & Time:

Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Tickets are $20 for Adults and $5 for Children under the age of 10. Tickets will be available at all homes on the tour or can be purchased in advance via PayPal on this website. All tour homes are wheelchair accessible.
Giddings Wilkin House Museum (1843)

Giddings Wilkin House Museum (1843)

Giddings Wilkin House Museum (1843)

The oldest standing home in Brenham, featuring a water-reservoir roof and furnished with family and period pieces. Read more…

Driving Directions to 805 Crockett, Brenham, TX

Giddings Stone Mansion (1870)

Giddings Stone Mansion (1870)

Giddings Stone Mansion (1870)

One of Texas’ finest examples of residential Greek Revival architecture: a 10-room home with 13-foot ceilings, cantilevered staircase, 19th Century carved rosewood piano, and a separate building for kitchen and servant quarters. Read more…

Driving Directions to 2203 Century Circle, Brenham, TX

Ross Carroll Bennett House (1898)

Ross Carroll Bennett House (1898)

Ross Carroll Bennett House (1898)

A 3-story Victorian home with Victorian-style fretwork, fully furnished with family pieces and original antiques. Read more…

Driving Directions to 515 East Main, Brenham, TX

Spring Heritage Home Tour Photos: Scott Hill, Brenham Portrait Gallery (brenhamportraitgallery.com)