His name is on Southlake’s largest park, a road, and the city’s nature center and preserve. So who was he?

Learn the fascinating story of Bob Jones and his wife, Almeady Chisum Jones, at our current exhibit until Sept. 4 in Southlake Town Hall. Enslaved until the end of the Civil War, they overcame the challenges of a mixed-race heritage with integrity and hard work, earning the respect of all who knew them. Newly uncovered documents, pictures and family heirlooms give fresh insight into their story. 

EXHIBIT Now-Sept. 4 in the Southlake Town Hall lobby and Southlake Library, 1400 Main St.   Free.

EXHIBIT HOURS 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday              

Exhibit reception has been cancelled.

Click here to see a virtual tour of the exhibit.