Museums Telling Our Stories – OLD INDIO 6/24 @ 6pm

“Old Indio Last of the Karankawa”

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2010 on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 6:00 pm in the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 E. Railroad Ave.

Steve Hathcock, local historian and locksmith, will present “Old Indio Last of the Karankawa”, the history of the last remaining Karankawa Indians of Padre Island. Mr. Hathcock, a founding member of the Historical Foundation, Chairman of the South Padre Island Historical Preservation Board, also serves as a board member with the Cameron County Historical Commission. He has written about South Texas history for the past 25 years, and along with his work, has completed and published four books. Mr. Hathcock latest book release titled “Old Indio Last of the Karankawa” documents the Native Americans of Padre Island and contains several short stories. After the presentation, Mr. Hathcock be available to sign his his books or to meet and greet attendees.

The Museums of Port Isabel welcomes all visitors and locals to attend this FREE presentation. Drinks and refreshments will be served.

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation’s goals are to educate and preserve our local history. With the help from supporters and the public, we can continue to preserve our past for future generations.

For more information Contact Gabriel at (956) 943-7602 or visit