In recognition of Texas History Month in March, the Sugar Land Branch Library will present a history program on Texas Independence on Saturday, March 23, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library.
Dr. Nicholas Cox, a professor of Texas and U.S. History at Houston Community College, will discuss the political and social events leading up to the Texas Revolution from fall 1835 to spring 1836, with a focus on the historic battles at Gonzales, the Alamo, and San Jacinto. Learn how the battles transpired, their significance in the Texas revolution, and their impact on Texas history.
Dr. Cox received his doctorate degree in U.S. History from the University of Houston. In addition to teaching Texas history at Houston Community College, Dr. Cox has taught at the Bronx Academy of Letters in New York City and the University of Houston. He is a member of the Southern Historical Association, the Texas State Historical Association, and the Fort Bend County Historical Commission.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Sugar Land Branch Library at 281-238-2140 or the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.