• Mansfield Historical Museum OPEN HOUSE

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    Name: Mansfield Historical Museum OPEN HOUSE
    Date: July 17, 2018
    Event Description:
    Special Exhibit in July
    Mansfield Fire Department, Volunteer Fire Department, Red Ball Gas Explosion

    Assistant Chief Eric Peterson and the Museum Committee have coordinated an exhibit of several items both donated and on loan from the Mansfield Fire Department to the Museum.  July 31, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic Red Ball Gas Explosion that occurred off Business Hwy 287 near Kennedale.  Many fire departments and volunteer fire departments, including Mansfield, arrived to help extinguish the blazing fire, and lives were lost in the attempt. In partnership with the Mansfield Fire Department, the museum will have items on display.  An ornament to honor the Mansfield Volunteer Fire Department, 1901-2006, will be available for purchase.  JULY 17 – 31. 
    Location:
    mansfieldmuseum@sbcglobal.net
    Mansfield Historical Society, 102 N Main Street, Mansfield /
    Find us on Facebook / 817-473-4250 / Hours 10-4 Tues-Sat
    Date/Time Information:
    July 17-31st
    Hours 10-4 Tuesday - Saturday
    Fees/Admission:
    Admission is free. 
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