DRT to hear presentation on Texas Navy


The Daughters of the Republic of Texas’ Dr. Wilhelm Keidel Chapter will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Gillespie County Historical Society Sanctuary, 312 West San Antonio Street.

Refreshment hostesses Melva Chancellor Burnham, Patricia (Pat) McConnell, Karen Murray Vanek and Leslie Dille White will host a meet and greet social time at 5:30 p.m.

Members, prospective members and their guests are asked to RSVP by Saturday, Nov. 9 to communications chair Kay Clark Daigle, at 830-997-7254.

DRT member Ann Joseffy Shafter will be the guest speaker and present on the Texian Navy. Her presentation is titled “How Texas Naval Forces Saved Texas.” Members Marge Meriwether Bennack, Leta Ann Thaxton Metzger and Evelyn Grona Weinheimer will present information on each of their ancestries and DRT connections.

For more information, visit www.drtinfo.org or email drwilhemkeidel@drtinfo.org.