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Noted Historian/Author to Perform at March Grapevine Historical Society Meeting

Jack R. Edmondson will entertain and share special moments Texas history as he portrays Sam Houston, in character, at the Society meeting on March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Grapevine Library Program Room. 

Since he began his “living history” presentations in 1986, he has performed for more than 500 classrooms, historical organizations and sites, and other groups and facilities.  He has been featured in two documentaries for the History Channel portraying Jim Bowie, an Alamo documentary for the Discovery Channel and an episode of Unsolved Mysteries.

Edmundson currently serves as chair of the Tarrant County Historical Society.  He is on the Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Herd and the Trail of Fame.  He is also a member of the Fort Worth Historical Society and the Stockyards Business Association.  He is the author of more than 75 magazine articles and several books, most notably “The Alamo Story: From Early History to Current Conflicts.”

In recognition and appreciation of his many contributions to Texas history, he was elected as an honorary member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and was commissioned an Admiral in the Texas Navy.  He is a native Texan and resides in Burleson, Texas.

The program is open to the public free of charge. Invite your friends and neighbors, young and old, to enjoy this outstanding informative opportunity!

Come join us for refreshments before the meeting on March 24!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014