The RROC Texas Members spent
a pleasant weekend
at the birthplace of the Texas Revolution, Gonzales, Texas
The Gonzales County Historical Commission,
The Daughters of The Republic of Texas and
Richard and Barbara Crozier
welcomed us to Gonzales.
We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the
exceptionally fabulous hospitality given to our group.
A great thanks to Clint
and Richard who set it all up.
Next stop National Spring Tour April 2007 !!!!!!!
Memorial dedicated to the 41 men from Gonzales that died at the Alamo on March 6, 1836
Gonzales County Court House
The History of Gonzales and The Green DeWitt Colony that founded Gonzales
Members of the Gonzales County Historical Commission
Bob Burchard, Lois Willmann, Vickie Frenzel & Leon Netardus
They gave us a live presentation of important events surrounding the
founding of Gonzales and its role as the Birthplace of Texas Freedom.
Richard and Barbara Crozier gave us a tour of their
historical home which was built by C T Rather in 1892
One of the bedrooms in the C T Rather home
A desk built prior to the Civil War. One of many very impressive
antiques in the home of Richard and Barbara Crozier
Relaxing on the front porch of the Rather House
Richard Crozier front left with the happy group of RROC Members
The Daughters of The Republic of Texas opened the
J B Wells home for a tour. This home was constructed in 1885.
The B&B Accommodations
Belle Oaks was built in 1912
and was the home of banker C E Dilworth
The current owners and operators are Clint Hille and Richard Tiller, RROC Members
The Hunt Room at Belle Oaks
Elegant entrance to Belle Oaks
The Houston House of Diana Hundt-Smith built in 1895 in the Queen Anne Victorian Style
Merwin and Mai show us their suite
I think I would be afraid of getting water on the floor
Boothe House built in 1913 - Owned and operated by Dawn O'Donnell
The Cars--Yes, they were a hit around town and attracted lots of attention
An elegant addition to the front drive at Belle Oaks
Hi John, The shade is great, right?
Eleven Cars downtown for dinner.
Dinner at Boothe House ---- Dawn O'Donnell and her kitchen
John and Beryal Potier celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary
Lunch at the Gonzales Meat Market
Someone really got into the spirit of the old west and did a Kitty impersonation.....
Dinner at The Stardust Room
A brief walk to dinner.
Kicking back and relaxing in Gonzales
Is Vernon relaxed or what?
Diana Hundt-Smith entertains us with a song at Houston House
All we need are silver laced gun belts and sombreros - The Four Amigos
Some of the Sunday morning stragglers
Our Rita survivors evacuated to Gonzales
I gotta sell the laptop and get a dog
Her Majesty Princess Beryal greets her subjects
Clint and the Belle Oaks 1986 Spur
It's a tough life and someone has to do the relaxing weekends
The Belle Oaks guard Cat
A few of the other Historic Homes in Gonzales
The Painted Churches of Texas
Traveling to and from Gonzales we took the opportunity
to visit three of the Painted Churches of Texas