Month: August 2022

Mamaw’s Sugar Cookies

Recipe Notes Mamaw’s Sugar Cookies Rosa Haude Klein, as submitted by Lori Klein Quinn These sugar cookies bring back memories of Family Christmases at Mamaw’s house on Barbara Street.  She would make these every Christmas since they were the grandchildren’s favorite. My grandparents, Rosa and A B Klein (Mamaw  Papaw), had 9 children.  My father …

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The Theiss Family by Houston History Magazine

Here is a brief video history of the Theiss Family by Houston History Magazine. The entire article, “German Settlers of NW Harris County”, was posted in July of 2016. The article is a great read and includes some voice recordings of an interview between Edwin “Butch” Theiss and author Stephanie Gomez. The video below is …

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History of the Akokisa Tribe

History of The Akokisa Tribe

The mysterious Akokisa tribe inhabited Harris County centuries ago, navigating the creeks in 10- to 20-foot-long canoes. Precinct 4 historical programmer Monte Parks shares the history of the Akokisa tribe, their lifestyle, and where they are now. Video from the Heritage Festival Video Series, Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s Office.

Tomball Historic Buildings Tour

Enjoy a virtual tour of some of the Historic Buildings at the Tomball Museum complex and gain insight into the local families who settled the region. The museum complex features a collection of historical buildings significant to the Tomball area. (Tour given by Lynn McCoy, Tomball Museum Center, Spring Creek County Historical Association). Video from …

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Grandparent’s Day September 11, 2022

Let’s celebrate Grandparent’s Day! Grab the Grandchildren and share the day together taking a tour through history! Tours for Grandchildren are FREE, Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 2pm-4pm. Tomball Museum Center510 N. PineTomball, TX 77375

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Sign Restoration

Thank you to Patty McGrath Jones for restoring the original lettering to the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church sign! The sign reads: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Neudorf Dreinigkeits Congregation On Little Cypress Creek Established May 20, 1876 Welcome Neudorf, Texas

Tomball Fire Department Howe

Exciting news! The Tomball Fire Department will be bringing Howe to the Antique Car Social! The 1946 Ford, Howe was bought new by Tomball in 1947. The Howe is only used for display and community events. Check it out on their website here: https://tomballtx.gov/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=3429 ⭐️Thank you very much Tomball Fire Department!!!! ⭐️