Welcome to the Paradise Historical Society Website!

Since its inaugural meeting in June of 2000, the Paradise Historical Society has investigated the history of Paradise, Texas and surrounding communities. The mission of the Society is to preserve our unique historic identity through stewardship, education, and leadership.

We encourage the public to attend our bi-monthly meetings the second Tuesday of odd months. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm and are held at the Paradise United Methodist Church, located at 301 South Oak Street.

2014 Bi-Monthly Meeting & Event Schedule

All regular bi-monthly meetings for the Paradise Historical Society are held at the Methodist Church, 301 South Oak Street, Paradise, TX 76073. We have an exciting group of guest speakers scheduled this year. Meetings are open to the public and admission is free. 

Please join us in welcoming our guest speakers on the following evenings:
   July 2014: 

Tuesday, July 8th @ 7:00PM - 
Methodist Church, Paradise
Guest Speaker, Doris Sanders - Present "Rambling On - The Heritage of an Old Wise County Gal"
Doris is a retired elementary school teacher having taught 21 years in Parker Co. schools. She has been out of the classroom for 8 years within that time, qualified and worked as a genealogical record searcher, learned spinning, weaving, tatting, lacemaking, mountain dulcimer, was a District Rep. for Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Pres. of CHAP, and also for United Daughters of the Confederacy,then State Pres for Huguenot Society of Texas, have a First Family of Texas certificate for the Gilley family, First Family of Alabama for Spinks.

    September 2014: 

Tuesday, September 9th @ 7:00PM - 
Methodist Church, Paradise

Saturday. September 27th - All Day Event - Downtown Paradise
Paradise Main Street Festival

     November 2014:

Tuesday, November 11th @ 7:00PM - 
Methodist Church, Paradise

...on Main Street in Paradise, Texas...

Saturday, September 27, 2014 

...There's something for everyone...
Rain or Shine...We'll have a great time!  


Renewal Memberships are due in January, but NEW membership is accepted throughout the year. Please complete a new membership form and submit it along with the $10 for annual dues. Please make checks payable to: Paradise Historical Society. Membership renewals will be accepted by mail to: Paradise Historical Society, 4170 FM 2123, Paradise, TX 76073

Individuals over 80, complimentary membership is available upon request!


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