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DeSoto, Texas Historical Foundation
Overview
  • Comprised of seven (7) members who are appointed by City Council, as well as two (2) ex-officio members that are appointed on an as-needed basis.  These members serve three-year terms with term limits of six years.
  • Charged with cataloging, archiving, preserving, displaying to the public written or published material, artifacts and other physical items associated with or related to Nance Farm (a historical landmark of the City of DeSoto) and other historical sites within the city limits, educating the public on DeSoto’s history, conducting tours of Nance Farm, researching the history of Nance Farm and other historical sites within the city limits, applying for grants and other funding for the preservation and maintenance of Nance Farm, soliciting charitable donations and gifts for the preservation and maintenance of Nance Farm or other landmark properties or memorial facilities in the City of DeSoto.

Do you have an historical story to tell?
Would you like to make a monetary or tangible donation to help build the Historical Foundation’s collection of memorabilia? Please contact Lora Stallings at 972-230-9694 or


Staff Representative
Lora Stallings
Assistant to the City Manager
972-230-9694


Council Liaison
Councilmember Curtistene McCowan
972-230-4243
Members
Wendell Harris
Place 1
Initial Appointment: 10/12
Current Term Expires: 09/16

Ruth Feggett
Place 3
Initial Appointment: 1/09
Current Term Expires: 09/15

Lynne Kornegay
Place 6
Initial Appointment: 7/13
Current Term Expires: 9/15

Cassandra Jackson
Place 4
Initial Appointment: 05/13
Current Term Expires: 09/14

Anna Jones
Place 5
Initial Appointment: 09/12
Current Term Expires: 09/16

Ginny Caylor-Hall
Place 2
Initial Appointment: 3/12
Current Term Expires: 09/14

Connie Jean Pierre
Place 7
Initial Appointment: 01/13
Current term Expires: 09/15

Mickey Starling
Ex-Officio Member
Initial Appointment: 12/07
Current Term Expires: 09/13

Jim Strom
Ex-Officio Member
Initial Appointment: 12/07
Current Term Expires: 09/13