marywedThe wedding of Miss Mary Meux and Mr. Henry E. Barbour took place on Tuesday, October 29, 1907, in the home of the bride's parents, Dr. and Mrs. T. R. Meux. This wedding was one of the most fashionable and elaborate functions that Fresno had known.

The gown was of ivory satin, both the skirt and bodice being elaborately trimmed with Irish Point brought to her from Europe by her sister and cousin. Down the front of the skirt was a beautiful panel of ornamentation of lace with touches of lace about the entire skirt, which was made with a long train and fastened about the waist line in the back in emir effect. The yoke of the bodice was of lace about the shoulders fell in graceful folds fastened here and there with pearl ornaments. A tulle veil caught with Lilies of the Valley enveloped her petite figure and her bouquet was of the same blossom.


Fresno's beautiful Victorian Meux Home Museum is available for small and medium size weddings and receptions. Consider making your wedding day a cherished memory at the historic Meux Home Museum.

Picture yourself, with your bridal party, dressing upstairs in the elegant master bedroom, then descending the polished wood staircase to meet your groom in the parlor in front of either the impressive fireplace mantle or the velvet-draped bay window. A square rosewood grand piano, once used in the Fresno's Historic Barton Opera House, is available in the entry hall for your use.

You may have a maximum of fifty-five guests indoors. For longer guest lists, the veranda and surrounding yard can accommodate the ceremony and/or a reception of up to 200 guests.

If you wish more information or would like to make an appointment to see our facility, please contact us. Dawn- (559)252-9208 for Event rental.