Sterling C. Robertson Chapter DRT

Meetings & Events

 On November 5, 2015, members of the Sterling C. Robertson Chapter of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, celebrated the 115th Anniversary of the chapter's founding.

 Novalene Thurston presents a program to the Sterling C. Robertson DRT Chapter about travel, clothing, food, and food preparation in early Texas.


Seated (L to R) Sharon Carter Farnsworth, Registrar; Susan Baird Ugland Harnagel, Recording Secretary; Cathi Davis, CRT Sponsor; Sharon Wood Haynes, Treasurer; Sue Yows Vernon, President. Standing (L to R) Gerry Caperton Milnor, Programs and Publicity; Nancy Brown McSwane, Financial Development; Sandra Carter Van Wyk, Chaplain; Lynn Taylor Pearson, Historian; Clova Joyce Downing Gibson, Parliamentarian; Deanna Donelson Eastburn, Vice President.
(Linda Evans Davis, Executive Secretary, not in picture)


PROGRAMS FOR 2016-2017

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas
Sterling C. Robertson Chapter
Meetings are held at 1:00P.M. at the West Waco Library and Genealogy Center, 5301 Bosque Blvd., Waco, Texas, unless otherwise noted

October 6, 2016
The Alcalde and the Battle of Gonzales
Victoria Frenzel
Author of - Gonzales, Hope, Heartbreak, Heroes
Honor Day: Gonzales Day-October 2

November 3, 2016
DRT Medalions
Martha Fleitas
4th VP General, DRT
Honor Day: Stephen F. Austin Birthday-November 3
Presented by Cathi Davis, Descendants of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred
Founders' Day-November6
Performance by Martha Boutwell and Carlene Gribble

December 1, 2016
Bolivar Peninsula History
Robert Simpson
Descendant of first permanent settler

January 5, 2017
The Borders of the Republic of Texas and the Santa Fe Expedition
Dr. T. Michael Parrish
Baylor University History Dept.
Honor Day: Lamar Day-January 26
President General's Project
Presented by Clova Gibson, SCR Chapter President

February 2, 2017
Children of the Republic of Texas
Sonein Ann Noack
3rd VP General, DRT
Honor Day: Texas Statehood Day-February 19
Presented by Sue Vernon and Sharon Farnsworth

March 2, 2017
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Honor Days:
Texas Independence Day and Sam Houston's Birthday-March 2
Alamo Heroes Day-March 6
Goliad Heroes Day-March 27
Guests of Honor:
Regional History Fair Winners
4th and 7th Grade Essay Winners
SCR Chapter, Texas History Teachers Award Winners
Special Event:
Knox Hall, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

April 6, 2017
Mills of Early Central Texas
Charlene Carson
Author of - Salado
Honor Day: San Jacinto Day-April 21
Presented by Sue Vernon and Sharon Farnsworth

May 4, 2017
Special Event
Indoor Finger Food Picnic-12:00 PM
Regular Meeting at 1 PM
Speaker: Sue Cobbs
District V Representative
Installation of 2017-2019 SCR Officers

May 25-27, 2017
2017 DRT State Convention
The Westin Dallas Park Central
12720 Merit Drive (636/LBJ and Central Expressway), Dallas, Texas

June 1, 2017
Report From State Convention



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