Researching & Writing about Local History by Steve Hathcock
The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2011 on Thursday, September 29, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 East Railroad Ave at 6:30pm. This month’s topic will be on “Researching & Writing about Local History”.
Steve Hathcock, a historian and locksmith, will present “Researching & Writing about Local History”. Mr. Hathcock is a founding member of the Historical Foundation, the chairman of the South Padre Island Historical Preservation Board and 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, he has published three books and is working on a fourth. He has most recently launched a new website, www.southpadretv.tv. Steve can be contacted at: email@example.com.
Please join us as we learn about “Researching & Writing about Local History”. All locals and visitors are welcomed to attend this free presentation. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided, following
“Telling Our Stories” is an educational program aimed to preserve the heritage of the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area. Our goals are to preserve and educate out local and natural history through presentations and exhibits. The program is co-sponsored by the Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation. “Telling Our Stories” is presented on the last Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is FREE.
Sponsored by: Port Isabel Merchants Committee
For more information on “Telling Our Stories” or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at 956-943-7602 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.