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History of the Forts Velasco (Virtual)
October 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Live, virtual event with Chris Knuepper. Pre-registration required.
October marks the beginning of Texas Archeology Month, a month-long celebration of Texas’ archeological heritage. In recognition of Texas Archeology Month, the Brazoria County Historical Museum will kick-off its virtual Archeological Lecture Series Thursday, October 1st at 6:30pm with Chris Kneupper. Kneupper will present “Chronological and Archaeological History of the Forts Velasco. ” Join us as he journeys through the history of the forts built at the mouth of the Brazos River in what is known today as Surfside Beach. The presentation explores the history of the forts from 1832, when it was originally built by Mexican soldiers, to later forts built during the Texas Revolution and Civil War.