DeWalt Heritage Center

More than 100 years of Texas History




Friends gather for Ghost Toast



Second Annual Ghost Toast

The second annual Ghost Toast was held in October. Friends gathered to enjoy a cozy evening with the spirtits of past DeWalt residents in the historic Dew House. Click here to see pictures from the event.

Women's Club Presents Check

DeWalt House Christmas Ornament

It's Never Too Early to Start Your Christmas Shopping A limited number of the DeWalt Heritage Center's first Christmas ornaments are now available for order. Embossed pewter ornaments cost $20 each and are available for immediate shipment. The ornament measures 3.85" x 2.94" To order or for more information, call (281) 342-1256 or e-mail dew@fortbendmuseum.org. Make checks payable to FBCMA - DeWalt Heritage Center and mail to PO Box 460 Richmond, TX 77406.

Women's Club Presents Check

Women's Club of Missouri City presents check

Jo Butterfield, President of the Woman's Club of Missouri City, presented a $500 check to DeWalt Heritage Center Project Manager, Diane Ware. The Club shares a long history with the Dew House. Family member, Ruth Dew Lalley, was a charter member of the Woman's Club and their 1958 Woman of the Year.

News & Events

Buy a Brick on the Dew Walkway: Get your name "set in stone" when you purchase a brick on the Dew walkway! Download the sponsorship/walkway forms and send them in today!

Dropping Pennies for Dew House: Join our campaign and save your pennies to help restore the Dew Plantation House!


Community Involvement: Click on the link to see how various community groups are getting involved with the DeWalt Heritage Center project!