Promoting and Preserving the Rich History of Grand Prairie, TX

By collecting, protecting, and interpreting the history through committed volunteers who translate to others while maintaining the highest standards of excellence.

(972) 639-3388

Grand Prairie Historical Organization


Executive Board:

President John Wylie
President Elect John Wylie
Secretary Kathy Ritterhouse
Treasurer Larry Barnes


Museum Director James Barnes
Membership Chair Stephanie Moreno
Program Chair Larry Wheat
Events Chair Kay Dunbar
Newsletter Editor Juanita Wagener
Building Manager Jim Parker

The Board would appreciate hearing from any of our members willing to serve on a committee during the coming year. Your participation in GPHO is valuable to us. Please email

GPHO Event Calendar


Members’ Christmas Party December 16th, 1-4pm.

Dechman Day January 2nd, 1-4pm.

Every Quilt Tells a Story
January 27th | 10am – 2pm

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