May is National Preservation Month

Historic preservation activities taking place in Round Rock throughout May

Local history and historic preservation organizations have a number of special activities scheduled for National Preservation Month. All activities are free of charge.

  • April 27, 9-10 a.m.: Mystery Rock Unveiling 
    Unveiling of new Old Town area sign donated by Genesis Boulders. Light refreshments. 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Chisholm Crossing Park, 500 Chisholm Trail Road. (sponsored by Round Rock Preservation and City of Round Rock)

    May 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pioneer Days at Old Settlers Park
    Come out to dip candles, churn butter, make corn husk dolls and rag balls, or wander through reenactment camps and a fully stocked general store. (sponsored by the Williamson Museum)

    May 5: Historic Sites Day
    Admission is free to all 22 Texas Historical Commission state historic sites (sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission).

    May 18: Did You Know? Legends of People and Events in Round Rock History
    Presentation by local historian Jane DiGesualdo, co-author of Historical Round Rock, Texas. 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail. (co-sponsored by Round Rock Preservation and the City of Round Rock).

    May 31: Nominations due for the 2019 Local Legend Awards
    The Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for the 2019 Local Legend Awards. The Award recognizes individuals, families, businesses, groups, publications, and organizations that have had a positive and lasting impact on the culture, development, and history of Round Rock. Please see the Local Legend page for nomination instructions and selection criteria.

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