Things to do in BTX: Where the fiesta is made for the family!

If you are planning a fun and unforgettable weekend with your family, Brownsville will be your best-kept secret to discover. You might ask what activities are to do for this Charro Days weekend? Well, we have the answer here!   From stopping by our Gladys Porter Zoo and fishing to our Boca Chica Beach, or …

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Things to do in BTX: The best place for great memories and fiesta!

If you have thought about having a trip to reconnect with your friends and enjoy the party, but you have not had time to plan it, don’t worry! We have the perfect weekend planned for you. Here, in Brownsville, we know we have the best options to enjoy a Tex-Mex party, and great Charro Days …

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Resurgence

Resurgence It may sound strange, but sometimes it’s conflict that brings economic resources to a region.  Such was the case during the U.S. Civil War, when the Confederacy transported southern cotton through Brownsville to Matamoros in order to avoid the Union blockade.  Merchants and others profited and prospered from that commerce.  After the war, however, …

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Fort Brown Post Hospital

Fort Brown Post Hospital The most prominent building of the post-Civil War reconstruction of Fort Brown was the Post Hospital.  It was built in 1868 (completed in 1871) under the supervision of Captain William A. Wainwright, but the architectural features are generally credited to Samuel W. Brooks, the foremost architect, builder, and engineer of Brownsville …

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