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Pilkington Slough Ranch

Collegeport, Texas
 



 

Historical Marker Dedication
June 6, 2009




Pilkington Slough Ranch Marker Narrative

Ranch Pictures


 


PROGRAM

 

  Welcome                                                        Ona Lea Pierce

                                                            MCHC Chairman

 

  Invocation                                                    Rev. Andy Blair

 

  Pledges of Allegiance                               Ona Lea Pierce

                       

    To the United States Flag

 

       I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States

 of America and to the Republic for which it stands,

 one nation under God, indivisible,  with liberty

 and justice for all.

                                                                         ~Francis Bellamy

    To the Texas Flag

 

       Honor the Texas Flag; I pledge allegiance to thee,

       Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.

                            ~Amended by Act of the 80th Legislature of Texas

 

  Welcome from Matagorda County          James Gibson

                                               Matagorda County Commissioner, Pct. 3

 

  Recognition of Special Guests               Ona Lea Pierce

 

   Marker Program                                                  Zia Miller

                                                                       MCHC Marker Committee Chairman

 

  Dedicatory Address                                     G. W. Franzen

 

  Unveiling the Marker              
                                      Pierce and Huitt Family Members

  Reading of Marker Text                     Stephanie Franzen
                                                

  Floral Tribute                                         Savannah Franzen

 

  Benediction                                                 Rev. Andy Blair

 ________________________________________________________

 

Please join us for lunch at the ranch house.  Feel free to browse and visit while final preparations are made. Special thanks the Matagorda County Historical Commission and to all whose contributions brought about this dedication.

 


 



Welcome and Introductions
 


Invocation



Commissioner's Welcome
 



Marker Program
 



Dedicatory Address
 


Unveiling of the Marker



Marker Text
 



Reading the Marker Text
 



Floral Tribute
 


Program Participants



Franzen Family
 



Pierce and Huitt Family Representatives
 
 



Slone Family Representative
 



Slone Cousins Who Lived at the Ranch



Audience
 



Preparing the Noon Meal in the Ranch Kitchen



Serving Lunch
 



Enjoying Lunch
 

 

Copyright 2009 - Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
All rights reserved

Created
Jun. 10, 2009
Updated
Jun. 11, 2009
 

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