Mister McKinney's Houston History Tour

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • 2 sessions
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:30 PM 7:30 PM (CDT)
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 7:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Lawless, 909 Texas Avenue, 2nd Floor
  • 3


  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour departure.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour departure.

Registration is closed

Please join us for a historical tour of Houston as Mister McKinney uses digital photos, PowerPoint presentations and his plethora of self-taught knowledge to instruct the riders of his open air school bus. He 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.

Times: Tour A: 6:30-7:30pm
             Tour B: 7:30-8:30pm
             *Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour

Location: Meet at Lawless, 909 Texas Avenue, 2nd Floor

Attire: Casual

BYOB: Adult beverages and snacks permitted on the bus

Mister McKinney is an active member in the historical community, he lectures, gives weekly tours on board 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 vice president of the Harris County Historical Society, the oldest area historical non-profit started in 1923.

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 last August, 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.

His passion for the past has enthralled children, captivated television audiences, and earned him multiple speaking engagement and curative positions.

LEARN about Houston history and important FREE local history events when you "LIKE" @MisterMcKinneysHistoricHouston on Facebook.

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