2020 Exhibits in the Bailey House


“The Wedding Capital of Texas”

July 3 through August 22, 2020

Did you know Rockwall was once known as the “Wedding Capital of Texas”? Check it out! Historical information will be on display at the Bailey House from June 2 through August 22. Pictures and memorabilia of brides from Rockwall County will be featured as well as ladies’ fashions, including hats! Do you have treasured family wedding or fashion artifacts you are willing to include in the exhibit?


Sep. 1 through Sep. 30, 2020

Have you heard, this is an election year! From Sep 1 through Sep 30, a traveling exhibit from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities will be displayed at the Bailey House. Entitled “The Blessings of Liberty: The U. S. Constitution” this timely exhibit will be enhanced by additional remarkable historical artifacts from the personal Presidential collection of Lorne and Mary Liechty. Signature items from George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, among others, will be displayed. Students will have an opportunity to cast a vote for their favorite historic statesman.

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Exhibits 2020