Libraries Present Online Local-History Program On Brazos River Bridges In September

Estimated early 1900s, courtesy of Genealogy & Local Historty Dept @ George Memorial Library

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present an online local-history program, “A History of Brazos River Bridges in Fort Bend County,” on Monday, September 20. This video presentation will be pre-recorded so that it can be viewed at any time after the scheduled date.

In this video episode in FBCL’s “Genealogy & Local History” series, Daniel Sample will talk about the history of the bridges that cross the Brazos River in Fort Bend County. This presentation will cover bridges used by automobiles as well as those used by trains.

Presented by FBCL’s Genealogy & Local History Department at George Memorial Library in Richmond, the video can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – — by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab and selecting “Virtual Programs,” and then finding the programs on the date listed.

Anyone interested in more local-history or genealogy resources is encouraged to join the Family-History Research FBCL Facebook group page. Managed by the Genealogy & Local History department at George Memorial Library in Richmond, the group page is an interactive, online forum for sharing genealogy tips and resources, as well as local-history stories.

For more information, call the Fort Bend County Libraries’ Communications Office (281-633-4734).