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810 South Fourth Street
Waco, TX 76706

(254) 753-5166

A foundation that preserves and showcases four historic house museums and hosts multiple educational opportunities throughout the year.

Fall Lecture


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Fall Lecture

  • Lee Lockwood Library & Museum (map)

Join us for our Fall Lecture featuring David Vann de Cordova, as he speaks on the fascinating life of his third great-grandfather, Jacob de Cordova, the founder of Waco. Jewish, Jamaican-born Spaniard, Jacob de Cordova has a legacy as unique as his heritage.  

Through the retelling of his life, David Vann de Cordova recalls his legacy and his amazing exploration in Texas. Historic Waco Foundation, in collaboration with the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, McLennan County Historical Commission, and Texas Fine Artists invite you to this FREE lecture. 

Earlier Event: September 22
Mexican Independence Day Parade
Later Event: October 5
Eastern Little League Snapshot