The historic First Presbyterian Church was built in 1917, the original church was built in 1836 and was located near the present Catholic Church on the east side of Coleman.
In 2005 the members of the First Presbyterian Church made the decision to donate the facility to a local non-profit organization that would utilize the building to promote Coleman, local organizations and artists and be available for the use of the community CHAPS presented a proposal to the Church Board, and consequently became the new owners in March 2005.
Fundraising projects and donation requests will be pursued to generate funds for monthly expenses and upgrading the facility. Grants will be pursued to help fund the necessary projects for Heritage Hall, including those available from the State for Historical Properties.
Currently funds are being pursued to provide a building at the Museum for permanent location for the antique LeFrance fire engine to the Museum it will be available for everyone's enjoyment.
The Coleman Museum is located inside Heritage Hall and is open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There are many very interesting items on display and more will be added as donated/loaned items are received. Donations or loan of items may be made by contacting the office at 325-625-2000 and leave a message, your call will be returned by a board member.
Looking for a location to
hold your next event?
Come to Heritage Hall!
Large 15,000 square foot facility with a large auditorium, full kitchen and dining room facility. Rooms for small meetings, classes, workshops or small office space are located on the campus.. Heritage Hall is available for weddings, receptions, conferences, private parties and many other events; also catered lunches for groups at a reasonable cost.
The facility is available on a fee basis for the community and surrounding area.
For additional information contact:
Kay Mitchell at 325-625-1140
Kathy Andrews at 325-642-5544
Coleman Heritage, Arts and Preservation Society is looking for members interested in helping preserve the history of Coleman and Coleman County and in creating a center that is available to the community and the surrounding area.
With the dedicated enthusiasm of it's members, CHAPS is making a difference in Coleman.
Coleman Heritage, Arts and Preservation Society is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a non-profit organization with a 501(c)(3) designation, All donations to CHAPS are tax deductible and are greatly appreciated. A Heritage Hall fund has been established at First Coleman National Bank, 100 Commercial Avenue. Post Box 552, Coleman, Texas 76834.
|Originations $2.00 per member|
(ex. 20 members = $40.00
|The Heritage Hall project is funded in part by grants from:|
- The Friends of Coleman County Foundation
- Lower Colorado River Authority
- Concho Valley RC&D Area, Inc.
- The Coleman County Foundation
- Dodge Jones Foundation
Board of Directors
Vice President/Museum Director