The Houston Maritime Center is overjoyed to welcome Mister McKinney, an iconic Houstonian whose history tours of the city have national attention! Not only with Mister McKinney be with us for an interactive lecture, he has offered our fans and members a discounted version of his history tour on Sunday, May 15. Learn more about and sign up for the history tour below!

Join Houston Historian & TV’s Mister McKinney as he talks about his series, Mister McKinney’s Historic Houston, which travels to HISD and La Porte ISD elementary, middle and high schools, educating and informing Houston’s future about its past, as well as real estate professionals.

Mister McKinney is an active member in the historical community, he lectures at Rice University, gives weekly tours onboard Houston’s only mobile history classroom, the Houston History Bus, and serves on the boards and commissions of numerous non-profit museums, libraries, educational organizations, including the Harris County Historical Commission, The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, the LaPorte Bay Area Historical Society, president of the Bellaire Historical Society and the Houston Historical Foundation.

Since 2008 Mister McKinney has served as the resident historian for the Emmy Award-winning KHOU Channel 11’s Great Day Houston with Deborah Duncan, appearing every two weeks with a segment on Houston History, and in August of 2016, Mister McKinney, chaired the City of Houston’s 180th Birthday Party at Sam Houston Park with Mayor Sylvester Turner and honorary chair Council Member Robert Gallegos, an event he has carried on every year since. This year on August 30th Houston celebrated 186 years strong!

McKinney will present his take on important historical facts every Houstonian should know, including his favorite “Top 10 Things about Historic Houston Every Houstonian Should Know” and his “Gone From Houston” series that features landmark buildings, places, and experiences gone from the Houston landscape.

You can also catch Mister McKinney’s weekly radio show on 90.1 FM KPFT called “The Houston Hour with Mister McKinney and Heidi Vaughan” (of Heidi Vaughan Fine Art and president of the Houston Arts Foundation) at 12pm Noon every Tuesday!

LEARN about Houston history and important FREE local history events when you “LIKE” @MisterMcKinneysHistoricHouston on Facebook and social media. Class is now in session as we take a trip into Mister McKinney’s Historic Houston!

Replay will be available on our YouTube channel on May 13.

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