LAREDO , TX (KGNS)- A Laredo native comes home to promote his new book.
Jose Antonio Lopez is the author of "The First Texas Independence, 1813, A Brief Biography on Don Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara Uribe, the First President of Texas." He will be giving a presentation and a book signing on Thursday at 6pm at the Villa Antigua Border Heritage Museum.
Lopez was born and raised in Laredo. He is a direct descendant of Don Javier Uribe, who was in one of the earliest families that settled in the territory that is now South Texas in 1750.
For more information, contact the Webb County Heritage Foundation at webbheritage.org, visit their Facebook page, or call 956-727-0977.