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Special Collections & University Archives: Fort Brown Walking Tour

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Brownsville Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Saturday
(by special appointment only)

Sunday
Closed

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(956) 882-7968
archives@utrgv.edu

Edinburg Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Thursday
8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Saturday
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Sunday - Monday
Closed

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(956) 665-2726
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2nd Floor Wall Gallery:

Summer Stay-cation 

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Borderlines: Drawing Border Lives

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Summer Stay-cation 

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Welcome to the site of historic Fort Brown located in Brownsville, Texas; considered to be one of the most historic cities in Texas.


 

 

Some of the prominent surviving buildings you will see on your tour of Fort Brown which include the post hospital (Gorgas Hall), the unmarried officers/jailers quarters, the medical laboratory (Champion Hall), the morgue and linen storage, and the guardhouse/commissary.

 

Discover the rich history that Fort Brown has to offer. Take a self-guided walking tour by downloading the brochure here.


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