Category Archives: News

Historical Research: The McComb Murder

I’m a history nerd, so I’ve done quite a bit of research trying to find out what our building was used for. The earliest account I can find is that both buildings were the Alexander Hotel in 1896. I came upon a murder that happened […]

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Grand Hatching is this Tuesday!

All are welcome to come visit the office this Tuesday, October 16 anytime from 3-6 to celebrate the completion of our building:  The Hatchery. There is something for everyone! For history nerds, I’ve dug up dirt on the area, including a couple of sensational murders […]

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Open House Tuesday, October 16, 3-6PM

The community is invited to celebrate the completion of a historic building restoration project on North Main Street in downtown Van Alstyne. The Open House is Tuesday, October 16 from 3-6 PM. The building’s new name is The Hatchery for two reasons: First, longtime residents […]

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Visit us at our New Location

I love visitors! I have a cappuccino machine! We meet by appointment, so please call ahead. Drop-in visitors are welcome but if you are coming from a distance, be sure to call first. If you prefer not to use stairs, I can meet you at […]

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