Fifth annual Heritage Day to be held at Goodman Museum

Tyler Parks and Recreations
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:33pm

Tyler Parks and Recreation Department announces their 5th Annual Heritage Day at the Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday May 18.

Admission is free. This even will have demonstrations and displays of Civil War memorabilia portrayed by Civil War re-enactors including Civil War Era weaponry, a rifle brigade, cannon, medical instruments, and period clothing.

There will be live demonstrations by heritage artisans including spinners, weavers, quilters, a blacksmith, and more. Their crafts will be displayed on the grounds in front of the Goodman home and some of the crafts will be for sale.

Two authors will also be present for book signings on books that cover Tyler's pictorial history, as well as historical fiction set in post Civil War era. Musicians and singers will be playing vintage music selections on the grounds, and there will also be music played inside the museum.

The Azalea Belles will greet visitors as they enter the Goodman mansion while concessions will be available in the LeGrand Park for purchase. Rides in a horse-drawn carriage will be provided from the Goodman home to the downtown square on Broadway Avenue for a small fee.

This even is part of Tyler's celebration of National Preservation Month.

For more information, please contact Museum Curator, Patricia Heaton, at 903-531-1286 or go to


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