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2011-01-20 / Community News

Lexington Log Cabins General Membership Meeting

Speaker to talk about chairs built in Blue many, many years ago
by Annette Woodward

Everyone is invited to attend the General Membership meeting of the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center, Inc. to be held Sunday afternoon the 23rd of January, 2011 at 2:00pm at the Heritage Center.

The guest speaker for the afternoon will be Lou Rose of Century House Antiques located in Smithville, Texas. He will speak about the chairs that were built in the Blue, Texas area by several generations of the Jackson family. In addition to addressing the differences in the styles of some of the chairs, a demonistration of how the traditional rawhide seats (both solid and woven) were added. If you are lucky enough to own one of these locally made chairs you are invited to bring it and Mr. Rose will be available to discuss it with you.

The Heritage Center is located on the north side of the square in downtown Lexington.

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