The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum is teaming up with past Rose Queens and official Texas Rose Festival Historian, Jill King Ramsey, to host a “Rose Festivals of Yesteryear” lecture series Sat., Oct. 8 at 1pm and 2:30pm.
The lectures will be held at the Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum where there will also be a special exhibit representing the early years of the Rose Festival and past Rose Queens. The lectures will celebrate Tyler’s Rose Season and focus on festivals of the past.
Although the lecture is only being given twice, the Museum will be open for tours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is free and the museum is located at 624 N. Broadway Ave. Tyler, TX 75702.
In addition to the lectures, local author Susanna Carr will be at the Goodman Museum between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. signing books to promote her seventh and latest book, the “The Mansfield Curse” which is under contract with Warner Brothers to be made into a movie in 2012.
For more information call Patricia Heaton at (903) 531-1286 or visit the museum’s website at