Somewhere In Time

The tour I give visitors to Brownsville always includes the Sabal Palms Sanctuary.  Sabal  Palms is a magnificent spot for bird watching because it’s in the middle of two of the most significant aviary fly-ways in North America. Hundreds of species migrate through this region every year. It’s the last of the Sabal palm forests […]

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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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