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January 2017
Free

McFaddin-Ward House 2017 Lecture Series

January 12 - November 9
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until March 9, 2017

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center, 1906 Calder
Beaumont, TX 77701 United States
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The McFaddin-Ward House hosts lectures throughout the year on the second Thursday of almost every month. Exciting topics, interesting guests, always free.  For up-to-the minutes details and complete information on our topics, scroll through our events listings or call our office at 409-832-1906.

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April 2017
Free

What’s Inside: A Century of Women and Handbags

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center, 1906 Calder
Beaumont, TX 77701 United States
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FREE LECTURE Your handbag says as much about you at the expression on your face. Anita Davis loves purses.  Her ESSE Purse Museum is one of only three purse museums in the world. Ms. Davis believes a purse is not just a utilitarian bag, but an extension of  a woman’s personal space, her essence, and of the things that make her “her.” Hear more of Ms. Davis’ engaging philosophy of purses and the history of women who have carried them…

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May 2017
Free

Texas-size Collections

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center, 1906 Calder
Beaumont, TX 77701 United States
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The Man Behind the Bryan Museum One man's hobby is another man's museum. Well, at least for energy industry mogul J.P. Bryan of Houston. For more than 40 years, Bryan and his wife Mary Jon collected a vast array of 70,000 objects from the Old West. Fine china, saddles, art, books, documents, artifacts from the Battle of San Jacinto. The collection traces the development of the American West across 2,500 years of civilization. But as they say, enough is enough, so…

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