Browse Items (2 total)

  • Tags: The Heard Legacy

Bessie Heard

Bessie Heard is known for the creation the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary and Museum in 1964 with the purchase of 207 acres of land. In her earlier years she obtained a charter for the McKinney Library and helped raise funds to buy books and purchase a…

Kathryn Heard Craig

Kathryn Heard-Craig is the namesake of the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts. She was the founder of the Art Club of McKinney in 1914, served as president, and co authored a fifty-year history of the organization.

It was her wish that upon her…