History

Our History Since 1872

2018
January 1

New Executive Director

Emancipation Park Conservancy hires new staff lead by Executive Director, Lucy Bremond
2019
January 1

Construction on Founders’ Monuments Begins

Emancipation Park Conservancy beings construction on Founders’ Monuments to enhance the park and story of Emancipation Park and its founders.
February 1

Site of Memory UNESCO Designation

Emancipation Park Conservancy designated by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a Site of Memory Associated with the Slave Route Project.
March 1

Houston Development and Distinction Award

Emancipation Park Conservancy wins Urban Land Institute Houston’s 2019 Development of Distinction Award
April 1

Houston Future Landmark Award

Emancipation Park Conservancy wins Preservation Houston’s 2019 Future Landmark Award

reservations & rentals

Interested in hosting an event at Emancipation Park Conservancy? Private events may be held in several areas. Please call the phone numbers provided to learn more.

Ballfield Reserverations: 832.394.8804
Park Permits: 832.394.8805

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