First Lady of Texas stops by Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE — A newly-designated Main Street city, Brownsville was visited by the First Lady of Texas, Cecilia Abbott, yesterday.

An annual tradition of the Texas Main Street Program, Abbott conducted her First Lady’s Main Street Tour. Abbott was accompanied by Texas State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. and several Texas Historical Commission representatives.

THC Chairman John Nau III and THC Executive Director Mark Wolfe were present. Brownsville city commissioners and members of the Main Street Advisory Board also were in attendance.

The event was held at 2:30 p.m. on an outdoor stage at 1301 E. Madison St. Taking place in front of the Cueto Building, a restored building and historical landmark, Abbott remarked about the importance of Brownsville’s accomplishment and welcomed the city into the program.

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