Bellaire Historical Society
Bellaire, Texas

Program Schedule



History Walk


Historical Markers



2010-11 Program Schedule

Please join us the second Thursday of each month at Bellaire's CenterPoint Energy Community Center, 7001 5th St.
All meetings begin promptly at 6:30 pm.
September 9, 2010
Robert Curl, PhD
Nobel Laureate, Kenneth S. Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus and University Professor Emeritus, Rice University
“The Discovery of the Fullerenes”

October 14, 2010
Kathleen Ballanfant
Owner, Founder and Editor, Village News and Southwest News
“The Changing Face of the American Newspaper”

November 11, 2010
Beth Szescila, ISA, CAPP
Certified Appraiser of Personal Property, Antiques and Fine Arts PBS's Antiques Roadshow
“Appraising on the Road and in the Real World”

December 9, 2010
Ron J. Pry
U.S. Postal Inspector, Retired, and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Historian
“Postal Inspectors - From Stagecoach Robberies to Anthrax: Protecting the Mails for Over 200 Years”

January 13, 2011
Marilyn Frishman
Co-Chair, MKT Depot Museum and President, Katy Heritage Society
“The History of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Railroad and Katy”

February 10, 2011
Susan D. Kaufman
Manager, Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
“Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research: The Place to Find Your History”

March 10, 2011
Margaret Culberson
Architectural Historian, Author and Director, Kitty Powell Library, Bayou Bend Collections and Gardens, Houston Museum of Fine Arts
“Houston Houses Built By the Book - Sears Houses and Beyond - The Use of Published Designs, 1850-1925”

April 14, 2011
Dr. John Boles
William P. Hobby Professor of History, Rice University and Editor, Journal of Southern History
“Edward Odell Lovett and the Creation of the Rice Institute”

May 12, 2011
Annual Election and Dinner
“Tastes of Bellaire”

Past Program Schedules

Bellaire Historical Society