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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Stillman House Presents An Old Fashioned Halloween


The Stillman House, in historic downtown Brownsville, invites the public to An Old-Fashioned Halloween from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10.

The event is free for Brownsville Historical Association members and is included in the cost of $2 general admission for non-members. BHA members must show membership card in order to receive free admission.

The event includes guided tours of Stillman House. The tours of the decorated Stillman House will focus on the Halloween games, traditions, and legends that were popular in Victorian America. Guests will also enjoy Victorian-era Halloween craft activities, and Victorian-era Halloween refreshments. Guests will also enjoy the talents of Kate Moore, a Tarot Card reader from California, who will delight guests with a Victorian-style Tarot reading.

The Brownsville Heritage Complex is located at 1325 E. Washington Street and is managed by the Brownsville Historical Association. For more information on BHA programs and exhibits please call 956-541-5560.

About Brownsville Historical Association

The Brownsville Historical Association manages the Brownsville Heritage Complex which consists of: Stillman House, Brownsville Heritage Museum, Aiken Education Center, and Preservation Resource Center. The BHA also manages the Old City Cemetery Center, Market Square Research Center and Southmost Heritage Center. The Brownsville Heritage Complex is located at 1325 E. Washington, Brownsville, Texas 78520. The mission of the BHA is to preserve, educate, and promote the history, heritage, and cultural arts of Brownsville, Texas and its environs through exhibitions, educational programs, publications, cultural events, and archival collections.

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