Category Archives: Dedication 2012

Jan Davis Broadway – April 2012, Dedication Speech

Ben Thompson’s great-grandaughter’s speech from the Graveside Ceremony

Bob Davis Speech from the Ben Thompson History Conference

Dedication CD/DVD Order Form Available (Art Nunes)

If you can’t make it to the Ben Thompson Dedication this April 29, in Austin, we can deliver the event to you. Art Nunes, will be video taping both the graveside ceremony and the history conference making it available to you to order and watch anytime you want. You won’t have to miss a thing!  Click on the thumbnail below,… (more…)

A Message from Anne Beck, Founder & Director

I want to thank all the wonderful people who are helping make the Ben Thompson Graveside Marker Dedication & History Conference April 29, 2012, a big success. My great-grandfather, Ben Thompson, would have been so proud to have received this honor during his lifetime.  A huge thank you goes to the members of the Ben Thompson Preservation Foundation Board for… (more…)

Ben Thompson Graveside Marker Dedication & History Conference save the date!

Hotel Discount for Ben Thompson Conference Attendees

Hotel Discount for Ben Thompson Conference Attendees Sunday, April 29, 2012 Book your room today at the Clarion Inn & Suites Banquet & Conference Facilities! Space is limited and the price is great! To receive a special rate you must mention the Ben Thompson Foundation Event! You will want to come to Austin a day early to get settled in… (more…)

Ben Thompson Graveside Marker Dedication & History Conference April 29, 2012

DATE:             29 April 2012 CONTACT:            Denice Harlan PHONE:            (979) 542-3455 EMAIL:            info @ benthompsonfoundation.org AUSTIN, TX – On April 29, Ben Thompson’s life will be recognized, honored and discussed by experts, authors and descendants for the first time in history. Six organizations, The Austin History Center, The Ben Thompson Preservation Foundation, The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce, The Sons… (more…)