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Texas Ranger Day 2014

Thanks everyone for helping us make Texas Ranger Day 2014 a success!  Despite some rainy weather, there was a great turnout and we raised $4750 for the restoration of the Mt. Zion Historical Chapel.  Please click on the Current Projects page for more information on this!  Please check back very soon for info on Texas Ranger Day 2015. 

The Burton Heritage Society hosts the fourth annual Texas Ranger Day in historic Burton, Texas at the Burton Railroad Depot, 507 N Railroad Street, on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Celebrate Burton’s history with a day full of activities including tasty food at the Annie Maud Avis Memorial Fajita and Bean cook-off, experience live action re-enactments by the Old West Rangers, see folk life demonstrations , try your hand at crafts and an archaeological dig, compete in the bean bag toss tournament and tour the historic Depot, as well as the Burton Farmers Gin at the Texas Cotton Gin Museum (10am & 2pm). Also this year you can enjoy lots of great LIVE MUSIC with Abigail TaylorSlim Bawb & the Fabulous Stumpgrinders, Trickdog & Lisa, "Steppenwolf guitarist," Danny Johnson and MORE. Buy local and unique items/services at the Live and Silent Auctions. See the complete schedule here.

 Proceeds this year will benefit the restoration of our second historic site, the Mt. Zion Historical Chapel.  So please come out to Texas Ranger Day and do your part to help us preserve this wonderful link to our community's history.

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Thanks to our sponsors!

 Baylor Lumber Company, Dan Brymer, Burton State Bank, Carmine State Bank, Bill & Cathy Comiskey, Discount Door & Metal, Steve & Carmen Finn, Germanie Insurance, Glen & Shirley Prenzler, J&J Packing, JRS Construction Farm & Ranch, Las Fuentes, Mike Hopkins Distributing Inc., Old Glory Antiques, Premier Metal Buyers, Rental Soluctions, Rockcrushers Inc., Susan Kiel & Roger Chambers, Market Realty, Texas Cotton Gin Museum, Gayle & Janet Weeren, Whistle Stop Farm

Texas Ranger Day 2014 poster

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