Library-phone Call : 830-685-3321

2016  Gillespie  County  Fair

Thursday-Sunday, August 25-28. The Gillespie County Fair & Festivals Association brings you the best in old-fashioned fun in the Lone Star State!

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Luckenbach  Open  House

Make your plans to attend the Luckenbach Open House on Saturday, September 3.

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Lower  South  Grape  Creek  Open  House

Make your plans now to attend the Lower South Grape Creek Open House & Chicken BBQ Fundraiser on Saturday, September 18. 11:00 a.m. till sold out. $10.00 per plate. Dine in or take out. Drive thru also available.

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We  have  a  new  website

The website for the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools has been completely redesigned and revamped.

Curtain   Restoration

Hours of work by dedicated volunteers were spent in restoring the Willow City School Painted Stage Curtain.


"in the heart of the Texas Hill Country"

The Texas Hill Country is a twenty-five county region of Central Texas and South Texas. It includes the second largest granite dome in the United States, Enchanted Rock. The Hill Country reaches into portions of the two major metropolitan areas, San Antonio and Austin. (excerpt from Wikipedia)

photo showing a view Of the Texas Pedernales River
photo showing cactus, bluebonnets, and wildflowers in the Texas Hill Country
photo showing Pedernales Falls State Park in Texas
photo showing a view of the Texas landscape on Enchanted Rock

Our Team of Volunteers

Since 2000, our team of volunteers, former students and teachers, along with others who are interested in preserving the one-room schoolhouses, have been working many hours together in developing and refining our mission of "preserving the past to enrich the future".

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer and joining us in our restoration efforts, call us at 830-685-3321 or click the button below to request information.

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Oh yeah! Here's a quick look at The Friends!

". . .we are preserving the past to enrich the future."

Help Us Grow: We have many ways for you to join us in our work.

Volunteer to help us grow
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Join us in donating your time to further our work in preserving the rich history of one-room schools.

Become a member-at-large
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You will be supporting our work in preserving the schools through your tax-deductible donation.

Like us on Facebook
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Visit our Facebook page and click the "Like" button.

Join our Mail List
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By joining our email mail list you will receive three to four mailings a year.

Buy a Souvenir
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By purchasing a souvenir, your tax-deductible donation will help support the preservation of the schools.

Have a Question? Call or Email Us!
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You can contact us by mail, phone, or email with your questions or inquiries.