Jerry & Marvy Finger Lecture Series: "History of the Greek Community in Houston"
by Constantina Michalos
When the first recorded Greeks arrived in 1889, Houston was not much more than a swamp, but the entrepreneurial spirit of the fledgling city beckoned with economic promise. Learn how their hard work and perseverance became the foundation for one of the largest Greek communities in America.
Constantina Michalos earned her doctorate in literature at Rice University and is visiting assistant professor of English and director of tutorial services at the University of St. Thomas.
If you would like to reserve a box lunch for this lecture, please contact Elizabeth Martin by 11 a.m. on Oct. 15.
The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
1100 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002
$5 general public; free for Heritage Society members.
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