Views of October 14, 2010 Monthly Meeting


Chapter members at the meeting at El Chico. President Sielert called the meeting to order after supper. These are the meeting minutes.


A very interesting program was presented by Lolisa Laenger. The program consisted of the history of Murphy, Texas from the time that the first families arrived from Arkansas. The program was presented as four (4) different people telling about their family and their history of Murphy. The speaker covered subjects of when the first railroad was built through Murphy, the number and types of businesses and churches that were located in Murphy, the cotton gin, the ice house, and many more.


As the final person that she covered was the population back when Murphy was first started up to the present day, the closing of the school and finally the post office.

President Sielert presented Ms. Laenger a Certificate of Appreciation for her delightful history of Murphy.