If These Walls Could Talk

Constructed in 1850, the Stillman House is one of the oldest standing structures in the Rio Grande Valley. It gets its name from Charles Stillman, a native of Connecticut who became a leading merchant in Matamoros, Mexico, before the Mexican–American War. After the war, Stillman – considered the founder of Brownsville – relocated across the …

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A Culinary “Classic” In Our Backyard

If you stroll along Washington Street in downtown Brownsville, you might miss this hidden historical site from the 1920s. Small in size, but big in authentic flavor, Rutledge Hamburgers has been tempting Texas taste buds for almost 100 years.

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