Featured Speaker: Veronica Sopher Date: Thursday, October 4 Time: 10 a.m. Location: 2nd floor Commissioner’s Courtroom at the historic Fort Bend County Courthouse (401 Jackson Street in Richmond)
You’re invited to a special lecture this Thursday, October 4 that will discuss the historic cemetery discovered earlier this year on Fort Bend ISD property. Fort Bend History Association staff will give an overview of the history of convict labor leasing in Fort Bend County, followed by featured speaker Veronica Sopher, who will discuss Fort Bend ISD’s role in the current grave excavation. The lecture is free and open to the public!