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Welcome to the The Parker County Heritage Society


Welcome to the 39th Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes hosted by the Parker County Heritage Society.

This year’s tour will feature a wide variety of homes, including a Victorian-style home built in 1893 and an 1892 Queen Anne Victorian Home designed for George S. and Helen Belle White by the famous Victorian architect George F. Barber of Knoxville, Tennessee. There will also be a Victorian-style farmhouse - built between 1889 - 1900, a farmhouse-style home built after WWII, and lastly, a fantastic Tuscan-style home. We have also added the historical Parker County Court House on the Square. New to this year’s tour is All Saints’ Anglican Church, which came into existence in July 1875. Don’t forget the Doss Center, where the cabins will be on display along with Santa.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for children 12 and younger, which allows you access to any place on the tour from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased on this page -go to the right side of this page: Upcoming Events:  Join Us- Candlelight Tour- Tickets -follow the prompts. The tickets need to be picked up at the Doss Center (1400 Texas Drive) on the day of the tour, December 10th. Please bring proof of purchase, either a print receipt or take a picture of your receipt.

Tickets can also be purchased at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce, located in the old Santa Fe railroad depot (401 Fort Worth Highway). Tickets can also be purchased at the Doss Heritage and Cultural Center from today until closing on December 10th. Tickets purchased at the Doss and Chamber of Commerce will be cash or check only.

We are passionate about the history and heritage of our county and appreciate your visiting our site.  For more information about Parker County's rich history, please peruse our site and consider joining us at our next meeting.  We meet on the third Tuesday of each month. If you have questions or concerns please contact us.

 

Upcoming Events:

 
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History of Homes


Parker County is full of lovely vintage homes. If you are interested in learning the history about a particular home, check out our Heritage Map.

Candlelight Tour


All of the homes ever included in our annual Candlelight Tour of Homes are captured on the Heritage Map along with a photo and the history for each. When you click on the Map, you will be able to find the home based on its location from the courthouse square.

Become a Member


We welcome all who share our passion for the historic homes and buildings of Parker County. Use our Member Signup form or contact us to become a member.

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For more information, membership payments and grant requests please use
our official Post Office Box:
Parker County Heritage Society 

PO Box 97

Weatherford, TX 76086