Texas Rock Wall Exhibit at Royse City Museum

Posted by Chris Parker
Jan 29 2009

Would you please post this announcement at your site for the benefit of those interested in the Rockwall subject who may be able to visit?

There will also be a brown bag seminar at the courthouse in Rockwall sponsored by the Rockwall
Historical Foundation in February. Dates will be announced on their webpage which currently features a chronology of investigations of the rock walls ending with John Lindsey’s statement in 1998 that evidence is growing that the walls are manmade. Thanks.

The Royse City Museum is currently displaying an exhibit featuring Virgil Ray Holt’s research on the rock walls of Rockwall. I had the good fortune to meet Ray Holt a few years ago when he visited John Lindsey at his old house on Ridge Road.

Later, Ray invited me to his home to view numerous artifacts he had obtained in the course of conducting estate sales of collectors in the area. Ray also gave me a map of various old springs and wells throughout Rockwall County which have since been covered by the construction explosion since 1965 when Lake Ray Hubbard was completed.

Some of these old mineral and hot springs are a valuable clue to the neglected geology of Rockwall County. Ray has long been a member of the Rockwall Historical Foundation and a lifelong resident of Rockwall with a great interest in the rock walls.

As soon as I can make it down to the exhibit I will give a more detailed description. Meanwhile, those interested can find directions and more information on the
museum here:
Royse City Museum Link

Best regards,
David Campbell

Original Texas Rockwall Story

One Response

  1. Brad King says:

    This would be cool to visit and see the artifacts from the Great Wall of Texas!!
    Someone make sure to post the dates and maybe ill get to see it

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