The Historial Society meets regularly on the third Sunday of most months, at 5pm.
The Cemetery Records office on Wendt Street is a project of the Austin County Historical Commission. Anyone with information about Austin County cemeteries is asked to help with this endeavor. This office is open each Tuesday from 8:30–1:30.
Contact the Records office at 979-865-8633—ask for the Cemetery Records Office. Or email the office at email@example.com.
Our meetings are held once a month and when we have a guest speaker we record their presentation. Below are the meetings with guest speakers.
Exploring the German Immigrant Experience at Fanthorp Inn with Chandler Wahrmund [VIDEO]
Discover the overlooked history of German immigrants at Fanthorp Inn with Chandler Wahrmund’s first-person program, as the Bellville Historical Society’s February meeting recaps the significance of this unique cultural and historical resource.
An Evening of Stories, Songs and History with Curt Locklear [VIDEO]
The Bellville Historical Society welcomed award-winning author, historian, musician and positive education consultant, Curt Locklear, for an evening of captivating stories, holiday songs, and historical insights on December 18th, 2022 at 5 pm.
Exploring Early Austin County Oil History: A Presentation by Jeff Spencer [VIDEO]
The Bellville Historical Society welcomed guest speaker Jeff Spencer on November 13th at 5pm for a captivating presentation on the early oil history of Austin County from 1879 to 1927.