Monday, January 6, 2014

Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs
 “Memories of Fort Brown”
Sunday January 12th    1-3PM
Book signing, discussion and reception with author, Jim Mills
Currently home to the UTB-TSC campus, Fort Brown's place in Brownsville history is important. James Mills, a professor of history at UTB-TSC offers visitors to wonderful opportunities to learn more about Fort Brown and the community's connection to the first border post.

On Sunday, January 12 at 1-3pm, Mills will present his book, "Memories of Fort Brown," an anthology of oral histories collected from Brownsville citizens. The tales, going back as early as World War I, recount the special relationship the military post had with locals and its importance in protecting Brownsville.
James W. Mills is a tenured instructor of history at the University of Texas at Brownsville. He is the recipient of the prestigious Chancellor’s Council Outstanding Teaching Award and has recently received statewide recognition by being awarded the Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award.  Mr. Mills is also a member of the Board of Directors with the Brownsville Historical Association.  He especially enjoys researching 19th century military history and has published several articles on this topic.

This event is free and open to the public.
Paragraphs On Padre Boulevard, 5505 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX
For information call us at 956-433-5057

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