Manvel History Project

Preserving Our Past For Our Future Generations

With the exciting partnership of Friends of the Library and, we are collecting all kinds of interesting stories from our city’s past. With exclusive access for Friends of Manvel Members, an entire database of Manvel’s unique history is right at your fingertips.

What You'll Find


A timeline of the history of Manvel Texas, from pioneer days, to today. See how Manvel shrunk to almost a ghost town in the 1970’s and then came roaring back.


A collection of interviews and stories in video format. 


An archive of photographs, news articles, and other documents from our past. 

Stock Photos

All the B Roll photography that we take to illustrate our videos will be made available to our corporate members to use in their own social media. This is a benefit of being a member and will help promote commerce in our city.

Help Us Remember

If you have a story to tell, photos or video of Manvel from years past, or any other valuable information regarding the city and its residents, we’d love to hear from you!


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Manvel History Project


Memberships start for as little as $15/year for seniors and students, $20/year for individuals.