Easter Sunrise Service on The Flower Mound

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Easter Sunrise Service on The Flower Mound

Time: March 31, 2013 from 6:30am to 7:30am
Location: On The Summit of The Flower Mound
Street: 2400 Flower Mound Road
City/Town: Flower Mound Texas
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?h…
Phone: 972-213-5664
Event Type: outdoor, easter, sunday, sunrise, service, flower, mound, prairie, texas, denton
Organized By: Tom Kirwan
Latest Activity: Jan 5, 2013

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MARCH 31, 2013  -   Easter Sunrise Service

The Flower Mound Foundation, The Summit Club and The Women of Flower Mound present the Annual Easter Sunrise Service on The Flower Mound, 2400 Flower Mound Road in Flower Mound on March 31 from 6:45 AM. to 7:15 AM. A short service will feature a dramatic Easter Morning sunrise at 7:18 a.m.  Participants are encouraged to arrive by 6:35 a.m.  Parking is available in the Tom Thumb parking lot.  Comfortable outdoor clothing suitable for the weather conditions is recommended over your Sunday best as the service is held in the natural setting of native prairie grassland.

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Comment by Tom Kirwan on January 5, 2013 at 11:21pm

The Flower Mound Foundation

The Flower Mound Foundation, a non-profit 501 (C) (3) corporation created on August 11, 1983, consists of a nine member Board of Trustees representing the citizens of Flower Mound.

The Foundation preserves the original character of The Flower Mound site and encourages related educational, historical, scientific interests.

The Flower Mound Foundation promotes sustainable land-use practices and educates citizens of the Town about the valuable ecosystem services provided by native prairies, native plant and grass communities, beneficial insects, birds and wildlife.

The Flower Mound Foundation sponsors educational presentations and workshops, field trips and community service volunteer opportunities.

The Flower Mound Foundations records and conveys the historic significance of The Flower Mound site in the development of our community.

The Flower Mound Foundation promotes the scientific study of the native prairie community and its conservation as a natural resource.

For more information, visit www.FaceBook.com/TheFlowerMound or contact us via email at TheMound@verizon.net .

Comment by Tom Kirwan on January 5, 2013 at 11:09pm

Easter Sunrise Service is a non-denominational event held at the summit of The Flower Mound.

The Flower Mound is located at 2400 Flower Mound Road, Flower Mound, Texas, on the northeast corner of the FM3040 and FM2499 crossroads.  This historic site is a 12.576-acre native Tall Grass Prairie segment of the Great American Black Land Prairie.  Nineteenth century settlers named this landmark, The Flower Mound, for the profusion of wildflowers that grow there.

The Flower Mound is also the namesake of Flower Mound, Texas, a town of almost 65,000 in southern Denton County about thirty miles north of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex.

Long time Flower Mound resident Otto Consolvo dedicated himself to preserving The Flower Mound from property development.  On July 25, 1983, Consolvo and a group of dedicated citizens succeeded in purchasing the site and placing it into a permanent land conservancy under the care of The Flower Mound Foundation.

On January 11, 1984, The Texas State Historical Commission approved The Flower Mound as a State of Texas Historic site.

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