The Mason County Historical Commission presents its annual historical symposium on Sunday, May 15th at 2:00 p.m. at the MHS auditorium. The topic will be “Pistol-Packin’ Preachers of the Texas Hill Country”. Speakers are authors Barbara Barton and Pat Parsons and Rev. Malford Hierholzer.There will be a display of early circuit riders and other memorabilia as well as books by authors Pat Parsons, Church Parsons, and Barbara Barton. The Mason Historical Commission will also have their publications for sale including the reprinted Mason County History as well as their newest book published by Arcadia – A Pictorial History of Mason County from 1876-1958. Many other Mason County books will also be available for purchase. There is no charge to attend the symposium.