Heritage, Volume 13, Number 3, Summer 1995 Page: 3
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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION EST. 1954 SUMMER 1995
VOLUME 13 NUMBER 3
FEATURES COVER CORNERSTONE
Grace in Motion:
A Success Story of Adaptive
Use in Georgetown
By Dan Utley and Doris Curl 10
During its 114-year history, the Gothic
Revival-style Grace Episcopal Church
in Georgetown has been moved twice to
different locations. Now residing in
downtown Founders' Park, the noble
structure is a symbol of the past proudly
serving the needs of the present.
Relocation of Historic
Structures: Use Experts
By Stan Graves 15
According to the Texas Historical Commission,
historic structures should be
moved as the last alternative to demolition.
When necessary, though, THC
suggests careful analysis and use of qualified
The Winners 16
Realizing that Texas is changing fast,
and that it is up to its citizens to preserve
the state's rich history, amateur and
professional photographers looked into
their cameras to capture the wide diversity
of people, places, buildings, and
events that make up Texas. Shown in
this special issue are some of the entries
selected as the best.
Albany's Picture Show That
By Shirley Caldwell 6
Not wanting to part with a symbol of its
past, the 2,000 residents of the small town
of Albany pooled their resources and talents
and found a way to save their
community's 1927 Main Street Aztec Theater
-- proving that even a tiny town can
tackle a large-scale restoration project.
ON THE COVER
The restored Aztec Theater is among the
centerpieces of downtown Albany. Photograph
by Bob Trotter.
Lee Lawrence Receives
THC's Ruth Lester Lifetime
Achievement Award 22
Texas Hero Jose Navarro
Honored with Statue
in San Antonio
Approves Grants at
April Board Meeting
Fort Concho Documents
Damaged in Recent Storm
Texas Historical Foundation
Presents 1995 Preservation
Awards in Austin 22
Texas Legislature Endorses
Support of Annexation
New Braunfels To Celebrate
Suffrage Movement 23
Texas Maritime Museum
HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation, pertaining to Texas heritage, culture, and preservation activities are given
P. 0. Box 50314, Austin, Texas 78763. 1995. Opinions expressed by contri- priority. Manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, and photos or artwork
buting writers do not necessarily reflect those of the Texas Historical Foundation. accurately labeled. Submissions become the property of Texas Historical
The Texas Historical Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization supported Foundation unless accompanied by a self-addressed envelope for return of
by membership dues, contributions, and grants. Unsolicited articles not exceed- documents or literature, and photographs or drawings from archival storage.
ing 2,000 words will be accepted by a review committee for publication. Articles Layout/design by Gene Krane. Printing by Whitley Company, Austin, Texas.
EDITORIAL STAFF Museum, Doris Curl, Georgetown Heritage Society Archives, Stan
Editor, Gene Krane, Book Review Editor, John Peterson Graves, Gene Krane, Lee Lincoln, Donnie Lucas, John B. Meadows,
CONTRIBUTORS Jeff Thompson, Texas Historical Commission, Texas State Library,
Clifton Caldwell, Shirley Caldwell, Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Dan K. Utley, Vema Ann Wheeler, Williamson County Sun
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