Welcome to the Paradise Historical Society Website!
Since its inaugural meeting in June of 2000, the Paradise Historical Society has investigated the history of Paradise, Texas and surrounding communities. The mission of the Society is to preserve our unique historic identity through stewardship, education, and leadership.
We encourage the public to attend our bi-monthly meetings the second Tuesday of odd months. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm and are held at the Paradise United Methodist Church, located at 301 South Oak Street.
2014 Bi-Monthly Meeting & Event Schedule
All regular bi-monthly meetings for the Paradise Historical Society are held at the Methodist Church, 301 South Oak Street, Paradise, TX 76073.
We have an exciting group of guest speakers scheduled this year. Meetings are open to the public and admission is free.
join us in welcoming our guest speakers on the following evenings:
Tuesday, April 22nd @ 7:00PM - Paradise High School Cafeteria "The Hiding Place" - FREE PRESENTATION A one-act, award-winning play presented by the Paradise High School UIL Student Drama Team.
The Paradise Community and general public are invited to attend. Learn More.
Tuesday, May 13th @ 7:00PM - Methodist Church, Paradise
Guest Speaker, District Clerk Brenda Rowe - About Archival Record Project
Saturday, May 24th @ 10:00AM
Memorial Day Service to Honor Local Servicemen and Veterans
Gazebo at the Veteran's Memorial Park, Downtown Paradise
Tuesday, July 8th @ 7:00PM -
Methodist Church, Paradise
Guest Speaker, Doris Sanders - Present "Rambling On - The Heritage of an Old Wise County Gal" Doris is a retired elementary school teacher having taught 21 years in Parker Co. schools. She has been out of the classroom for 8 years within that time, qualified and worked as a genealogical record searcher, learned spinning, weaving, tatting, lacemaking, mountain dulcimer, was a District Rep. for Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Pres. of CHAP, and also for United Daughters of the Confederacy,then State Pres for Huguenot Society of Texas, have a First Family of Texas certificate for the Gilley family, First Family of Alabama for Spinks.
Tuesday, September 9th @ 7:00PM -
Methodist Church, Paradise
Saturday. September 27th - All Day Event - Downtown Paradise
Paradise Main Street Festival
Renewal Memberships are due in January, but NEW membership is accepted throughout the year. Please complete a new membership form and submit it along with the $10 for annual dues. Please make checks payable to: Paradise Historical Society. Membership
renewals will be accepted by mail to: Paradise Historical Society, 4170 FM 2123, Paradise, TX 76073
Individuals over 80, complimentary membership is available upon request!
Content copyright 2014 Paradise Historical Society - All rights reserved
Webmaster: Wise Strategy LLC- Decatur, TX