is the purpose of the Bellaire Historical Society to preserve,
maintain, restore and display designated historical landmarks, natural
beauty, documents, artifacts, records of persons active in the history
of the City of Bellaire and any other objects distinctive of this
history; all to the end that it may be a fitting memorial to those
citizens and individuals who contributed so greatly of their money,
zeal and time in making the Bellaire Community a proper place to live.
by the State of Texas November 5, 1974
The Bellaire Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
March 9, 2017
Energy Community Center
7001 Fifth St. (2nd floor above Aquatics Center)
Brian Hill and Lee C. Ehmke
"The Houston Zoo—From Earl the Bison to Saving Wildlife—95 Years of Educating Our Community"
Brian Hill, Retired Director of Public Affairs for the Houston Zoo, will discuss the history of the Houston Zoo starting with Earl the Bison in 1922, to over 6,000 animals and 900 species today. Lee C. Ehmke, President/CEO, Houston Zoo, Inc., and Immediate Past President, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, will talk about the role of zoos in saving animals in the wild.
|An invitation is extended to anyone
who would like to visit the meetings of the Bellaire Historical
Society, and to anyone desiring to become a member.