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The Heritage Society
Spring SIP Series
(See Irreplaceable Places)
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Esperson Building
6−8 p.m.
Drinks, hors d' oeuvres and
irreplaceable historic buildings
Tickets are $75/person
Register Now!

The last in The Heritage Society’s Spring SIP Series is at Esperson Building, the cornerstone of the future, in downtown Houston! Built in 1927, the Niels Esperson building is of Italian Renaissance design, while the Mellie Esperson has an art deco design.  Guests will meet Miss Mellie Esperson and talk with her about the construction of the building for her husband while sipping cocktails and enjoying live music from the Prohibition Bar. Points of interest in the building include Miss Mellie’s office and patio, the site of many a tea party; the conference where the Niels and Mellie buildings meet; and a few hidden surprises (including the cupola)!

The SIP Series is a fundraising event for The Heritage Society. The historic locations allow us to share the stories of Houston and its residents – both current and past. Please join us and SIP. Have a cocktail, some hors d’oeuvres and tour an architecturally, and historically, significant building.

This SIP Series event is sponsored by: Cameron Management, Morton’s Steakhouse and FROWbiz.

The Heritage Society
The Heritage Society, a museum complex at Sam Houston Park, collects, preserves, exhibits, and celebrates the diverse history of the Houston region. Nestled in ten acres of beautiful green parkland in the heart of downtown Houston, Texas, The Heritage Society operates ten historic structures that date from 1823 to 1905. The Heritage Society exists not just to educate visitors about Houston’s interesting history but also to celebrate the diversity of the people who came together to build this world-class city.

The Heritage Society is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.

Privacy: The Heritage Society respects the privacy of each visitor to the Heritage Society website. Any personal information provided by a visitor will be used solely by The Heritage Society for internal purposes and, where appropriate, to contact individuals directly. Personal information will be shared only with those third-party service providers who perform functions on our behalf, including processing credit card payments, providing customer service, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, and providing marketing assistance. For review or correction of your personal information, or to request that your donation not be listed in The Heritage Society publications, call Deborah Duty at 713-655-1912. For more information about The Heritage Society Privacy Policy click here.

The Heritage Society is located in
Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston. Sam Houston Park is the location of numerous events throughout the year that are sponsored by other organizations. Check the link below  for events that involve street closures around the park.

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The museum gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from10am  to 4pm. Admission is free.

Tours of the historic structures are available at 10am, 11:30am, 1pm & 2:30pm. An admission charge applies. For more information please call 713.655.1912.

The Heritage Society parking lot is open for Heritage Society visitors
8:30 a.m.−5 p.m., Monday−Saturday and for THS special events


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