A Prairie Experience V - 2014
Mark Saturday, Oct. 4th 2014 on your calendars and plan to join us for an
unforgettable evening as we celebrate the 5th Annual Legacy Plaza fundraising
dinner to develop the Texas Botanical Gardens and Native American Interpretive Center in downtown Goldthwaite
learn more or get directions
The official grand opening of the Texas Botanical Gardens will be held the following week on Saturday, Oct. 11th from 10am to 5pm. Admission is free and open to the public.
Contact Jan Fischer to make your reservation or to request more information.
Tel : (325) 642-7527
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Can't make it to the event? Support the project with a donation.
Welcome to Legacy Plaza, a cultural and educational center now under development in the heart of Texas that will honor and celebrate early Native-American history and life and highlight their dependence on the region's native plants and waterways.
Legacy Plaza, consisting of The Texas Botanical Gardens and The Goldthwaite Welcome Center is located on one downtown city block. The Native American Interpretive Center will follow in three years.
Design and construction of the town green and welcome center, funded with a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation in 2010, is underway. A fundraising campaign is in progress to develop The Botanical Gardens and museum in two phases. The Grand Opening of the Gardens will be Saturday, October 11th, 2014. Museum construction is slated for completion in 2016/2017.
Legacy Plaza Museum Annex, housed in a Sears Craftsman Kit House located three blocks away from Legacy Plaza is currently open to the public.
The Texas Botanical Gardens will be both a place of solitude and reflection, and the hub of a thriving social center. Construction of the gardens began with a ground breaking ceremony on March 26th, 2013. Completion is anticipated for May 2014. Follow the progress of the gardens on our Project News page.
Pictured are members of our project team and supporters. From
left to right are : Mark Madeley, Executive Director Jan Fischer,
Fred and Jeannie Porter Pyles, Board Member Grayson Wetzel, Landscape
Designer Tab Ledbetter, Dr. Tom Graves and Board Member Carol Graves,
Board Members Margaret and Foster Madeley, Board President Tommy Head,
Architect Robert Jackson, LCRA Board Member Jett Johnson, City Manager
Rob Lindsey, Mills County Judge Kirk Fulk, and Mayor Mike McMahon.
Image courtesy of The Goldthwaite Eagle.