Upcoming Meetings and Events
August 28, 2018 to August 30, 2018 - League City Historical Society Meeting
Location: West Bay Common School Children;s Museum, 210 North Kansas League City, Texas 77573
Time: 7pm to 8:30pm
The League City Historical Society will meet on August 30th at the West Bay Common School's Barn Museum, 210 N. Kansas at 7 p.m. The topic will be "League City's Fairview Cemetery: A 2018 Overview." Melodey Hauch will present a historical perspective on the cemetery and will discuss interesting stories about the burials. Melodey is the award-winning author of a number of articles about local cemeteries with a focus on neglected and vandalized graveyards. She researched a self-published book on Fairview in 2006. Melodey is an active member of six different historical and lineage societies in Galveston County. Deborah Gammon will discuss her efforts to add VA markers to the unmarked graves of World War I veterans in the cemetery. She began doing research in Fairview Cemetery after moving to League City in 2005. Deborah is a member of Fort Virginia Point Chapter 2539 United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sam Houston Chapter NSDAR where she used her research and genealogy skills as a Registrar for her UDC chapter and as Volunteer Genealogist for her DAR chapter. Susan Adams Wreaths Across America coordinator for Fairview Cemetery will speak on funding for wreaths for December 15, 2018 event at Fairview Cemetery. For more information, call West Bay Common School at 281-554-2994.