We have been adding to the online library of presentation videos and currently have 12 interesting videos available on our Presentation Video page. More recently, we have made audio streaming available for each of the presentations for times when you only want to hear the presentation. On computers, the audio file can be downloaded (usually by right clicking) and added to your music library, as well (e.g. iTunes), and then synced to your smartphone or tablet if you want to listen to them without streaming them online. Some (non-Apple) portable devices may be able to download the audio files directly.
We will continue to add content as it becomes available.
The Aransas County Historical Society now has its own YouTube channel! Check it out. We have uploaded the excellent presentation video by Jerry Brundrett and John Jackson titled “Whatever Happened to Rocky Point?” from our last annual meeting. Make sure you subscribe to the channel so that you can be notified whenever we have a new video for you.
A video of the presentation titled “Whatever Happened to Rocky Point”, about the history of the rocky point for which Rockport was named and the Rockport waterfront is now available for viewing. Please click on this link: Whatever Happened to Rocky Point
This presentation was delivered by Jerry Brundrett and John Jackson on February 26, 2019 at the Aransas County Historical Society Annual Meeting, held at the Aransas County Women’s Club.
We have added PayPal access to the web site so that you may now purchase new memberships or renewals online using a credit card or PayPal account.
The Historical Society weekly workshop will be cancelled for Wednesday 6 Feb 2019. We regret that we have lost a long standing member of the Society, Carol Sparks Keller. Funeral is being handled by Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass. More details are available on her Memorial Page.
The weekly ACHS workshop meeting held on Wednesdays at 2:00 is now being held at Estelle Stair Gallery. Entry is from the back of the building (front door will be locked). Extra parking is available on Main Street. Hope to see you there!
Aransas County Historical Society will have a workshop at the Rockport Dairy Queen from 2:00 to 3:30 PM. We will be preparing the newsletter for mailing. All are welcome to come by and join in. Engage in interesting discussions and find out what is going on around the Historical Society.
On Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 2:00 PM Aransas County Historical Society will have an open meeting at Dairy Queen, Rockport. The first one in a year! Come by, check in, chat and find out what’s been happening around ACHS.
The Aransas County Historical Society, like most of its members, was impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Perhaps the most significant impact to the Society was the loss of the space that had been home to the ACHS Lab. The result of this is that we are not currently able to provide access for the public to our collections. We are currently seeking a new space that will allow reopening the Lab to the public. Please check this space periodically for updates.
We are currently in the process of updating the Aransas County History Society website. We will begin posting current newsletters again soon!