1, 2018 • 12:00 pm - 2 pm
at Old Town, 15060 Antonio Drive,
Guest Speaker: Irene Sandell, award-winning Texas Author
Early Texas and the Fort System
A fifth generation Texan, author Irene
Sandell knows a lot about our state’s history. A Texas history teacher for more than thirty years,
and now retired from the teaching profession, she uses her expert knowledge in her award-winning novels and in documentaries
for the Texas History classroom. In all, she has filmed, written and produced twenty documentaries and has also written several
textbooks that are used in classrooms across the state. The videos encompass pre-history to modern times.
For information, visit www.texasvis.com.
Sandell is also the author of four award-winning
novels set in Texas: In a Fevered Land, River of the Arms of God, House on Swiss Avenue, and Beloved
Over All, winner of the 2017 WILLA Literary Award for Original Softcover Fiction and a 2017 winner of the Will Rogers
Silver Medallion Award for Western Fiction. Sandell's novels combine her love of Texas history with her passion for
writing. She enjoys collecting the "side bits of history" (history's impact on individual lives) that fuel her tales.
Her books tell the heartfelt stories of people woven into true places and events in the Lone Star State. Visit www.irenesandell.com
for more information about her books.
A resident of Plano, Sandell will autograph and sell copies of her books after the presentation.
Lunch: Members - $10; Non-Members - $15. A deluxe box lunch from Jason's Deli. Payable to: Historical Society of Helotes
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April 29. This meeting is open to the public. Please RSVP.