|1961||Mrs. Rho Cox||1998-99||Betty Commander|
|1969||Mrs. Vernon Hill||2000-01||Pat Samares|
|1970-71||Mrs. Paul Stephens||2002-03||Lynette Sanders|
|1985-89||Jean Barnhart||2004-05||Lillian Lilly|
|1990||Jean Stephens||2006-09||Candace Hughes|
|1991||Carleta Arrant||2010||Sandy Farrar|
|1992-93||Jean Stephens||2011-13||Margie Slay|
|1994-95||Sue Casper||2014-17||Regina Moehring|
The history of the current Nacogdoches Daylily Society is a brief one and spans two separate periods of time. In 1961, the club was established as the Nacogdoches Hemerocallis Society. In 1969, several members of the club named their gardens. Mrs. Cooper Pierce named her garden "Hidden Valley;" Mrs. Brewer named her garden "Contented Acres," and the President of the club, Mrs. Vernon Hill, named her garden "Glenwood Gardens." The club apparently disbanded some time after 1971 as there is no mention of the club in the Region 6 Newsletters from 1971-84.
The club was re-established in 1985 as the Nacogdoches Daylily Society by Jean Barnhart. The club had four active daylily growers and four bridge club friends who were "drafted" to help with the 1990 Region 6 Meeting preparations. The club was reorganized in the Fall of 1992 with only Jean Barnhart and Delores Jones remaining as Charter Members. Seven gardeners joined at that Fall meeting. The on-going club project is the daylily garden at the Stephen F. Austin Mast Arboretum which was established in 1989. The club has since dedicated and renamed the garden in honor of the club founder, Jean Barnhart, and it is now the Jean Barnhart Daylily Garden.
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